Absolute Beginners (1986)

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, 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. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate...

Directing:
  • Julien Temple

Writing:
  • Christopher Wicking
  • Don MacPherson
  • Richard Burridge

Stars:
Release Date: 1986-01-01
themoviedb icon 5.6/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English | Magyar
  • Runtime: 108

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