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Somers Town (2009)Somers Town (2009)

Somers Town (2009)

A small British comedy with big heart

Comedy, Drama

7.0

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UK, United Kingdom
English
Character-driven, Feel-Good, Funny
2008
Shane Meadows
Elisa Lasowski, Huggy Leaver, Ireneusz Czop
71 min

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Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and Euston stations, where his dad is working on a new rail link.

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7.0
The Staff

In this sweet-natured British comedy filmed mostly in black and white, Marek is a Polish boy who lives with his alcoholic father in London. He meets Tomo, a kid from the British Midlands who escaped his family and came to London alone.

They form a friendship that this movie follows for a few days. With nowhere to stay, Tomo moves in with Marek without Marek’s father noticing. The two end-up plotting a scheme that turns things around both for them and for the styling of the movie.

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