Twenty Four Seven
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Not every town or person in Great Britain benefited from Margaret Thatcher and her administration during the late '80s. Those overlooked by the country's burst of prosperity often felt despair and hopelessness; this was especially true of the nation's working-class young men. In one unnamed, economically-depressed Midland town, a man attempted to help these boys find much-needed inspiration and discipline through amateur boxing. The feature-film debut of British independent filmmaker Shane Meadows, whose hour-long film Smalltime and his short Where's the Money, Ronnie! (both… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 35%

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"It follows the familiar formulaic path of Brit working-class films of the 60s, but has less edge than those films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Certainly worth seeing for its understated portrait of working-class alienation and for the enthusiasm and soul Hoskins brings to his goodhearted, hopeful character."
‑ Kevin Lally, Film Journal International
"Hoskins dominates with bulldog power."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Conveys the challenges and difficulties faced by all who dare to make the world a better place."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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