Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director:Shane Meadows
Writers:Shane Meadows and Paul Fraser
Director of Photography:Ashley Rowe
Editor:Bill Diver
Music:Neil MacColl and Boo Hewerdine
Production Designer:John-Paul Kelley
Producer:Imogen West
October Films; 96 minutes
Cast:Danny Nussbaum, Bob Hoskins, Bruce Jones, Annette Badland, Justin Brady, James Hooton, Darren Campbell and Krishan Beresford.

New-Brit-on-the-block Meadows's impressive debut (shot beautifully in black-and-white), portrays the doubts and despair of the U.K's youth during the Thatcher years. Alan Darcy (Hoskins), middle-aged and big-hearted, tries to start a boxing club to get local lads off the streets.

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