Andrew Shim

It is the summer of 1983. Young Shaun has just lost his father in the Falklands war and is taken in by a group of Skinheads who offer the lonely boy comfort and a sense of belonging. Over the course of the summer, Shaun's life and view of the...
Tough, gritty but supremely heartfelt, This Is England succeeds not just as a piece of highly personal filmmaking but also as an uncompromising slice of social commentary.