We Are The Freaks
We Are The Freaks (2013)

Anarchic anti-teen movie set against the backdrop of 90's late-Thatcherite England. Three messed-up misfit friends embark on the wildest, most debauched weekend of their young lives.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
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Catherine Bray
Time Out

The strength of We Are the Freaks is that it never feels like a cookie-cutter teen movie. It is, as the title suggests, an oddity

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

This tame and tonally chaotic Brit coming-of-ager comes with added smug sense of humour.

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Peter Bradshaw

As so depressingly often with indie Britfilms, this is a script that wouldn't pass muster for any British TV series.

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Guy Lodge

Edgar's script allows ample room for his young stars to exert their considerable goofball charisma.

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Geoffrey Macnab
Independent (UK)

[We get] the nagging feeling that the film-makers, like their protagonists, aren't at all sure where they are going or why.

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Neil Smith
Total Film

Mohawked rich kid Chunks (Sean Teale) is alone in leaving an impression, though only by being the most obnoxious one.

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Rich Cline

This offbeat British drama shows real promise for new filmmaker Justin Edgar, although his relentlessly gimmicky filmmaking style is so attention-grabbing that it makes it nearly impossible to engage with the story or characters.

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Stefan Pape

Falling between a satirical social commentary and a full on teen comedy caper - Justin Edgar's We Are The Freaks is chaotic yet maintains a genial spirit and distinct watchability.

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