Sket (2012)

When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: April 3, 2012
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David Jenkins
Time Out

A film of real substance that shows a timely interest in how and why gangs materialise.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard

Thanks to the posturing, intrusive soundtrack and implausible, clichéd script, it's hard to take any of it too seriously.

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Ashley Clark
Little White Lies

A haunting, stylised portrayal of a desolate London lingers in the memory.

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Matt Glasby
Total Film

A film that, for all its grit and attitude, lacks sufficient cred.

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Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

Despite some confusing narrative turns, writer-director Nirpal Bhogal's thriller is an impactful and authentic look at gang culture on London's meaner streets.

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Francesca Steele
Sky Cinema

Gritty urban London films are two a penny these days but with Sket, script and production advice from real former gang members has helped create a film that is new, sincere and actually has something to say.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

It's a confused and confusing movie with odd good moments, but has little by way of revealing insight other than the suggestion that the girl gangsters need loving parents and the protection of a nurturing family.

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Henry Barnes
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