12 certificateSon of Rambow is a Film programme that first aired in 2007 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Son of Rambow is a 4 star programme

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Son of Rambow (2007)

Directed by
Garth Jennings

In an English town in the early 80s, Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is trapped by his family's ultra-conservative religion that bans him from any contact with corruptive culture. However, when he falls under the spell of class troublemaker Lee Carter (Will Poulter), and Sylvester Stallone's First Blood, their creative clash leads to the birth of Son of Rambow, a 'sequel' that they hope will win Lee a TV film-making competition.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy director travels through time here, rather than space, to create an eighties wonderland of New Romantic foreign exchange students and brick-sized mobile phones. But this is a lot more than just a best of the 80s list show, as this low-budget laugh fest hides a heart of gold;

Will's mother struggles to raise a family alone within a repressive religious environment, while Lee's absent parents are barely compensated for by a bullying big brother. Together, the boys form a genuine bond that will captivate, and convince, audiences.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2007

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: France/UK/Germany

Filmed in Colour


Image for Neil DudgeonNeil Dudgeon...Brother Joshua
Bill Milner...Will Proudfoot
Image for Jessica HynesJessica Hynes...Mary Proudfoot
Anna Wing...Grandma
Image for Will PoulterWill Poulter...Lee Carter
Tallulah Evans...Jess Proudfoot
Emilie Chesnais...French Teacher
Paul Ritter...Geography Teacher
Finola McMahon...Gail Graham
Rachel Mureatroyd...Marie Plante
Taylor Richardson...David Smart
Peter Robinson...Lucas Dupont
Charlie Thrift...Duncan Miller
Jules Sitruk...Didier Revol
Sam Kubrick-Finney...Danny
James Clarke...Shaun
Zofia Brooks...Tina
Denise Orita...Orderly
Eric Sykes...Frank
Ed Westwick...Lawrence Carter