Jul 15, 2009 · Storyline Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and Euston stations, where his dad is working on a new rail link.
- Shane Meadows
- Not Rated
- 2 min
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Somers Town is a 2008 film directed by Shane Meadows, written by Paul Fraser and produced by Barnaby Spurrier. It stars Thomas Turgoose, Piotr Jagiello, Kate Dickie, Perry Benson, and Elisa Lasowski. It was entirely funded by Eurostar. The film is a study of social environment in the Somers Town area of London, largely shot in black and white.
- Louise Knight, Sue Pocklington
- 9 February 2008 (Berlin International Film Festival), 22 August 2008 (United Kingdom)
- Barnaby Spurrier
- Thomas Turgoose, Piotr Jagiello
Movie Info Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) has left his depressed English town and his deadbeat dad to try and make it in London. There he befriends Marek (Piotr Jagiello), a budding young photographer who...
- drama, comedy
Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the...
Somers Town (2008) ‘Somers Town’ movie: Unlikely friendship in London suburb in transition The happenstance friendship central to Shane Meadows’ Somers Town buds within a small black-and-white world, an environment populated with aesthetic lines, distinct or unseen, that stretch retrograde towards an urban horizon.
Winner - Tribeca FF. A runaway and a Polish immigrant form a strong bond as they work odd jobs and vie for the affection of a beautiful French girl.
- Shane Meadows
Aug 22, 2008 · Somers Town is a place name that appears on the London A-Z street map, superimposed in capitals on the area around St Pancras and King's Cross, tending to baffle those Londoners who notice it.
Somers Town is an inner-city district in North West London.It has been strongly influenced by the three mainline north London railway termini: Euston (1838), St Pancras (1868) and King's Cross (1852), together with the Midland Railway Somers Town Goods Depot (1887) next to St Pancras, where the British Library now stands.