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Two years after director Menhaj Huda offered an unflinching look at the lives of troubled London youth in Kidulthood, that film's screenwriter and star Noel Clarke steps up to the challenge of directing for this sequel that finds Sam Peel struggling to stop the cycle of violence that nearly destroyed his life. Sam (Clarke) has just served six years for killing Trife, and now he's a free man. But life isn't any easier for Sam on the outside than it was on the inside, because out on the streets he is forced to confront the people he hurt on a daily basis. Some of those people have… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Thesping is a bit rough in places, but of a piece with the film's shouty, in-your-face style, though Clarke himself gives a powerful performance...and keeps up that pic's frenetic split-screen and popvid rhythms."
‑ Leslie Felperin, Variety
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