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Rocks (2020) – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Sight & Sound’s Top 35 Best Films of 2020, Rocks is a heart wrenching look at a teenage girl being slowly broken down by society as she struggles to look after her brother after her mother walks aways.  It’s also brilliantly done… Sarah Gavron’s direction draws out some incredible, natural feeling performances from its young and mostly inexperienced cast including lead Bukky Bakray who is incredible in the titular role.  Rocks cuts deep into the issues faced by inner city families and carves it self out as a must see film regardless of your tastes.

Best Bit: Bukky Bakray is brilliant

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream

If You Liked this Try: Adulthood, Suffragette, This Is England 

8 out of 10 stars


 

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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