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Absolute beginners

Author: Julien TempleStephen WoolleyChris BrownRichard BurridgeChristopher WickingAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widesceen and standardView all editions and formats
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Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Colin MacInnes; Colin MacInnes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julien Temple; Stephen Woolley; Chris Brown; Richard Burridge; Christopher Wicking; Don Macpherson; Eddie O'Connell; Patsy Kensit; David Bowie; James Fox; Ray Davies; Steven Berkoff; Sade.; Eve Ferret; Anita Morris; Oliver Stapleton; Michael Bradsell; Gil Evans; David Toguri; Colin MacInnes; Virgin Records.; Goldcrest Films International.; Palace Pictures.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792855183 9780792855187
OCLC Number: 52171993
Language Note: In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
Based on the novel by Colin MacInnes.
Special features: Photo gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editors, Michael Bradsell, Gerry Hamblin, Richard Bedford, Russell Lloyd ; music arranged by Gil Evans ; choreographer, David Toguri.
Cast: Eddie O'Connell, Patsy Kensit, David Bowie, James Fox, Ray Davies, Steven Berkoff, Sade Adu, Eve Ferret, Anita Morris.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region1; stereo. surround sound; 16x9 widescreen and standard versions double sided disc.
Other Titles: Absolute beginners (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Virgin and Goldcrest present a Palace production ; a Julien Temple film ; screenplay by Richard Burridge, Christopher Wicking, Don Macpherson ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Chris Brown ; directed by Julien Temple.

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Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers.

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