Small Time

Shane Meadows’ debut feature – a tale of petty crime in the suburbs of Nottingham.

Acclaimed British director Shane Meadows’ (Dead Man’s Shoes, This is England) assured debut feature Small Time is a tale of petty crime in the suburbs of Nottingham, starring Meadows himself as Jumbo, leader of a band of small-time crooks.

Featuring energetic hand-held camera work, brilliant comic dialogue and a host of film references, Small Time clearly reveals Meadows’ flair for larger-then-life characters and ability to extract accomplished, semi-improvised performances from talented non-professionals.

Also included is Where’s the Money Ronnie!, Shane Meadows’ short film homage to Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, which offers four different views of a robbery.

“A gritty-witty collision of Tarantino, Loach and Leigh”
— Evening Standard.

Product information

    • Certificate

      18

    • Colour

      Colour

    • Sound

      Sound

    • Running time

      71mins

    • Subtitles

      English, optional hard-of-hearing

    • Original aspect ratio

      1.78:1 (16x9 anamorphic)

    • DVD region

      • 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories

    • Catalogue number

      BFIVD908

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