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Absolute Beginners (15) + introduction by Adrian Wootton

Adrian Wootton's Hollywood Legends

Absolute Beginners

Film London's CEO Adrian Wootton OBE introduces Julien Temple's adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London.

With racial tension brewing in Notting Hill, nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette (Patsy Kensit), but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time

Starring Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox and Mandy Rice-Davies.

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UK 1986 Dir Julien Temple 108 min

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