Shane Meadows Interview: This Is England

Shane Meadows and Andrew Shim sat down with at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival to discuss the new film This Is England.

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Set in Uttoxeter, England during the 1980s, tells the story of an 11-year-old boy who shaves his head and falls in with an older neo-Nazi gang after his father dies. Highlight the irony that the skinhead sub-culture was originally born out of a love of black reggae music, before the movement was hijacked by the racist National Front.

Directed by Shane Meadows

Written by Shane Meadows

Starring Joseph Gilgun, Stephen Graham, Kieran Hardcastle, Frank Harper, Jo Hartley

Studio: IFC First Take

Interview segment produced by Michael Kurcfeld