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    Unique ID Code: 0000175063
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 24/7/2016 16:40
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    Absolute Beginners

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 103 mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    Set against a backdrop of emerging teen culture and rising racial tension in late 50s London, Colin MacInnes’ cult novel is brought to the screen in Julien Temple’s lavish musical adaptation.

    Struggling young photographer Colin sees his ambitious, fame-seeking girlfriend Crepe Suzette slipping away as she ruthlessly pursues a career in fashion. To win her back he’ll need to compromise his idealism and do whatever it takes to make the big time himself.

    Special Features:
    First time release for a brand new 2k restoration of the film

    ABSOLUTE AMBITION; A newly produced 53 minute documentary featuring interviews with Julien Temple, Stephen Woolley, Nik Powell, Oliver Stapleton, John Beard, Ted Tudor Pole and Eddie O’Connell

    Video Tracks:
    2.39:1 / 16:9 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 / Stereo 2.0

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH

    Directed By:
    Julien Temple

    Written By:

    Patsy Kensit
    David Bowie
    Eddie O'Connor
    James Fox
    Mandy Rice Davies
    Steven Berkoff
    Alan Freeman
    Lionel Blair
    Robbie Coltrane
    Jess Conrad
    Smiley Culture
    Ronald Fraser
    Slim Gaillard
    Irene Handl

    Casting By:
    Leonara Davis
    Susie Figgis
    Mary Selway

    Soundtrack By:
    Gil Evans

    Music From:
    David Bowie
    Paul Weller

    Director of Photography:
    Oliver Stapleton

    Richard Bedford
    Michael Bradsell
    Gerry Hambling
    Russell Lloyd

    Costume Designer:
    Sue Blane
    David Perry

    Production Designer:
    John Beard

    Chris Brown ... producer
    David Wimbury ... associate producer
    Stephen Woolley ... producer

    Executive Producer:
    Al Clark ... executive producer
    Robert Devereux ... executive producer
    Nik Powell ... executive producer

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