A Room for Romeo Brass
A Room for Romeo Brass (2000)

Romeo and Gavin are best friends who live pretty average 12 year-old lives -- until Morrell moves into their Midlands estate neighborhood. When the eccentric Morrell develops a romantic obsession with Romeo's older sister, his… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 20, 2000
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This smashing movie is fresh, true and poignant as a song.

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Andrew Collins
Empire Magazine

Add a breezy indie soundtrack, an offputting bewigged cameo by Meadows in the chippy, and a sense of time and place to rival Gregory's Girl (1980), and you've got a proper treat for lovers of real life.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Overall, an excellent, top-notch production, compromised by an ambiguous theme.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Hard to believe a film can be both touching, dark, and disturbing all at the same time...

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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

A plain Jane piece of cinema, Romeo nonetheless delivers some tangible grit, and fair play for the audience.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Charms and entertains with its lovable characters and occasional bursts of unforeseen suspense.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Keeps things real, up to a certain point.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

In a year of generally lost expectations, American moviegoers should rejoice in the simple pleasures of A Room for Romeo Brass.

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Ian Waldron-Mantgani
UK Critic

If coming-of-age were as unsettling as this movie, most people would commit suicide before getting out of high school.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Shane Meadows is the best thing that's happened to British film in years! So is Paddy Considine who makes an amazing first performance.
Sarah Burton
Simply amazing. Funny, dark, innocent, violent, bizarre, sweet, surprising, shocking. Indescribable. A tour de force performance debut from Paddy Considine is… More
xGary Xx
Romeo Brass is a schoolboy whose friendships and family are turned upsode down by the arrival of a socially inadequate misfit played by Paddy Considine who… More
Adam M.
Good british Drama.You dont know whether to laugh or cry most of the time so its not always easy viewing but its a good,well acted story about friendship.
Lady D'arbanville
Another excellent film from Shane Meadows and another outstanding performance for Paddy Considine. This film manages to lure you into a false sense of security… More