Social Realism Films

  • Kes

    A young, working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
  • Trainspotting

    Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
  • The Full Monty

    The Full Monty
    Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity
  • Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot
    A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.
  • Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen
    Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
  • Dirty Pretty Things

    Dirty Pretty Things
    An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.
  • Bullet Boy

    Bullet Boy
    Pray... They may be your last words...
  • Kidulthood

    A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
  • This Is England

    This Is England
    A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight, they become his new best friends.
  • Fish Tank

    Fish Tank
    Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.