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Twin Town

Twin Town (1997)

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Critic Reviews: 4
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 3

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In British television writer-director Kevin Allen's feature film debut, the industrial town of Swansea, Wales, is viewed through the post-punk lens of disaffected youth. Lower-class, crude, drug-addled brothers Julian and Jeremy (played by real-life brothers Llyr Evans and Rhys Ifans), steal cars, smoke dope, and terrorize the town on their joy rides. They are thought to be twins but really aren't. Their father Fatty (Hugh Ceredig) is injured while working for corrupt contractor Bryn Cartwright

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Drama, Comedy

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Kevin Allen, Paul Durden

Oct 22, 1997

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All Critics (31) | Top Critics (13) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (7) | DVD (1)

It is extremely difficult to really care about what is going on because the two main characters are so unpleasant.

January 13, 2004 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Comment (1)
TheMovieReport.com

A wacky and wild look at life in Wales.

October 19, 2002
Chico Enterprise-Record

Degenerate might be the perfect way to describe the film, which has no moral center and can't manage to create any sympathetic characters.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Audience Reviews for Twin Town

It?s ok but overrated. I don?t like Rhys Ifans much!
September 23, 2009
SirPant

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Excellent movie, laugh out loud funny with some great lines.
July 26, 2007
stuartb1234

Super Reviewer

He won't pay their Dad compensation, they piss on his daughter, he beats them up, they kill his dog, he kills their family, they kill him. Bleak, depressing film with no likeable characters and constant swearing. It also put me off ever going to Swansea in my life ever.
July 25, 2009
Lemure

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    1. Jeremy: Do you know what they do to you if you're caught doing drugs in Morroco?
    2. Julian: No?
    3. Jeremy: They hand you over to the RUG squad. Aaaah I fuckin' had ew!
    – Submitted by Paul G (22 months ago)
    1. Terry: Pretty shitty city.
    – Submitted by Helen W (24 months ago)
    1. Fatty: R.I.P. Fatty XXX.
    – Submitted by Natalie C (3 years ago)
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