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Down TerraceReal-life father and son Robert and Robin Hill play a surreal father and son heading up a flea-bitten crime family in Down Terrace, a...Down TerracePT89MRReal-life father and son Robert and Robin Hill play a surreal father and son heading up a flea-bitten crime family in Down Terrace, a...2010-10-27Magnolia Pictures
FATHER-SON TIME Robert Hill and Robin Hill in Down Terrace

FATHER-SON TIME Robert Hill and Robin Hill in Down Terrace

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Down Terrace

Release Date Wide: 10/08/2010; Runtime (in minutes): 89; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Real-life father and son Robert and Robin Hill play a surreal father and son heading up a flea-bitten crime family in Down Terrace, a dark and hilarious thwomping of the whole miserablist British gangster genre. It’s an outstanding first feature from filmmaker Ben Wheatley, who ascribes the real crime to demented family dysfunction and the tantrums of adult children who behave like big babies (a comic specialty of the younger Hill). While bodies pile up, Mum (Julia Deakin) brews bloody endless cups of tea. A-

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