Shane Meadows

Shane Meadows

Date of Birth: 26 Dec 1972

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 2 (Actor), 16 (Director), 13 (Writer)

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    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
    Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene--her daughter by the sexy but delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley, so much, that he proposes to her on national television. Jimmy sees the TV proposal and returns to town convinced that he can try to win back his wife and daughter, however he faces formidable opposition from almost every side. (imdb)
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    A Room for Romeo Brass
    The humorous, harsh, and movingly human coming-of-age tale of two 12-year-old boys told by screenwriters Meadows and Paul Fraser comes from their own shared childhood experience. (USA Films)
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    Dead Man\
    A genre-defying film blending horror, supernatural elements, comedy, and social realism. Set in a Midlands village, it explores the underbelly of contemporary rural Britain in communities where crime is unchecked and drugs, intimidation, and power games are blandly accepted as the fabric of daily life. (Magnolia Pictures)
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    This Is England
    Roland Rat, Margaret Thatcher; Rubik's Cubes, the Royal Wedding; aerobics, skinheads... It's 1983, and the schools are breaking up for summer. Shaun is 12 and a bit of a loner, growing up with his mum in a grim coastal town, his dad killed fighting in the Falklands War. On his way home from school where he's been tormented all day for wearing flares, he runs into a group of skinheads, who against expectations turn out to be friendly and take him under their wing... (imdb)
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    24 7: Twenty Four Seven
    In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and into doing something they can believe in: Boxing... (imdb)
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    Somers Town
    Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and Euston stations, where his dad is working on a new rail link. The boys are both infatuated with the same girl, and pass their days bickering over which of them loves her the most. (imdb)
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    The Stairwell
    The Stairwell (2005) - Short Film
    Random urban violence haunts The Stairwell, a fifteen second short from Shane Meadows
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    Small Time
    Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control. (imdb)
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    Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee
    Rock roadie, Le Donk, has lived, loved and learned. Along the way, he's lost a classy girlfriend but gained a sidekick. He sets out to make Scorz a star with a little help from the Arctic Monkeys.
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    Where\
    Four men are interviewed by police and give their perspectives on the events that led to Ronnie killing two men. (BFI Screenonline)
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    Northern Soul
    Northern Soul (2004) - Short Film
    Mark Sherbet is a young man obsessed with American wrestling. He dreams of becoming a professional wrestler but he has no idea what he is letting himself in for. Unfortunately for him, Mike couldn't punch his way out of a paper bag. (imdb)
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    The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone
    Shane Meadows documents the reunion of iconic British band, The Stone Roses. (imdb)
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    This Is England \
    This Is England '86 (2010) - TV Mini-Series
    A spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England, and set three years later, it focuses on the mod revival scene rather than the skinhead subculture. Like the film, This Is England '86 stars Thomas Turgoose as Shaun, although Lol (Vicky McClure) and Woody (Joe Gilgun) play even more central roles. (imdb)
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    This Is England \
    This Is England '88 (2011) - TV Mini-Series
    Set during Christmas 1988, Lol is haunted by the devastating events that took place two and a half years before. She and Woody both find themselves struggling to cope with their lives without each other after he leaves the gang. (imdb)
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    This Is England '90 (2015) - TV Mini-Series
    Combo is released from prison, Shaun, Gadget and the others follow the rave scene, apart from Milky and Woody who open a scooter shop. (imdb)
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    The Virtues
    The Virtues (2019) - TV Mini-Series
    With no immediate family to live for, Joseph is haunted by a past he has tried, for decades, to forget - if not actively obscure with drink and drugs. Suffering the hangover from hell - the dry spell over - he walks away from his present life and boards a boat bound for Ireland to confront hazy, fear-inducing memories from a childhood spent in the care system that he's had to forget.
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