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This is England. Gritty UK drama is a winner at Sarajevo, 2007

Sarajevo FF, 200

In case you think “TeenArena” means all fun and games and gyrating teenyboppers all in a row, the choice for this year’s TeenArena award will come as a wonderful surprise. The main players are young, in their teens or twenties, indeed, the lead role is played by a thirteen year old, but they have all been brutally thrown into an adult world. This film is maturely intelligent, meaningful and truly worthwhile for audiences of all ages.

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May 9, 2009 Posted by | cinema | , , , , | Leave a comment