Twin Town (1997)

Twin Town (1997)

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This black and anarchy-laced comedy takes an inside-out look at the residents of the Welsh seaside town of Swansea, a gritty place once described by poet Dylan Thomas as "an ugly lovely town." Living in one of the town's trailer parks is Fatty Lewis and his dubious children Adie, who works in a sleazy massage parlor, and his psychotic, good-for-nothing, car-stealing, trouble-making "twin" sons Jeremy and Julian (though not really twins, the townspeople refer to the notorious twosome in this manner). Other main characters include successful businessman/druglord Bryn Cartwright (owner of the "Ponderosa"), Bryn's uptight wife Lucy, Bonny, their spoiled daughter and corrupt cop Terry. After the characters are introduced, the real story begins when Fatty, a roofer, suffers a ladder accident while working on a construction site at Bryn's soccer club. Though legally responsible, Bryn refuses to financially compensate poor Mr. Lewis. This leads Fatty's crazed sons to retaliate by showering Bonny with urine while she performs at a karaoke bar. Using his influence, Bryn pressures the cops to pay a violent visit to the boys, who return to Byrn's home for more gruesome revenge. From there the situation escalates into increased violence and tragedy.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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Studio:
Gramercy Pictures

Cast

Llyr Evans
as Julian
Rhys Ifans
as Jeremy
Di Botcher
as Jean
Huw Ceredig
as Fatty
Jenny Evans
as Bonny
Biddug Williams
as Mrs. Mort
Ronnie Williams
as Mr. Mort
Mary Allen
as Olive
Paul Durden
as Taxi Driver
Kevin Allen
as TV Presenter
Denny Durden
as Kazoo Player
Helen Griffith
as Lynette
Julie Davies
as Madeline
Brian Hancock
as Drunk in Toilet
Martin Ace
as Rocking Sikh
Bhasker Patel
as Renjit
Keith Allen
as Emrya
Charlie
as Cantona
Snowy
as Fergie
Michael Cunningham
as Mr. Waldron
Boyd Clack
as Vicar
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Critic Reviews for Twin Town

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | April 25, 2003
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | November 6, 2002
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Full Review… | January 22, 2002
Washington Post
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Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Audience Reviews for Twin Town

½

Why is this not movie not on a Region 1 DVD Blue Ray I will buy a Region Free Blue Ray player if I must!!!

Hulon Pate
Hulon Pate

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.

Marcus Woolcott
Marcus Woolcott

Super Reviewer

If ever there was a film that makes me smile it is this one. One of the best British films that have ever been made. Its hilarious, the story is brilliant and the acting is just phenominal...........Dougray Scott is the best bent copper I have seen for years.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

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