Down Terrace (2010) 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… 2010-10-08 R PT89M Magnolia Pictures
Movie Review

Down Terrace (2010)

MPAA Rating: R
FATHER-SON TIME Robert Hill and Robin Hill in Down Terrace
FATHER-SON TIME Robert Hill and Robin Hill in Down Terrace
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 08, 2010; Rated: R; Length: 89 Minutes; 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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Originally posted Oct 27, 2010 Published in issue #1127 Nov 05, 2010 Order article reprints