In a town with few economic prospects, Rob gets his kicks and money by stealing cars and selling them for parts. He’s part of a close-knit gang with his friends and girlfriend. But unknown to them, Rob also takes care of his dying dad, with whom he has a strained relationship, and who believes Rob spends most of his time job hunting. When the gang is offered a highly dangerous but financially lucrative job, its strong bonds are put to the test, and Rob must decide whether he’s willing to risk permanently ruining his relationship with his dad.
Showcasing strong performances and striking cinematography, this crime drama looks at the choices young people must make to survive in forgotten town, and the strains it puts on friendships and family.
“car‑thieving drama with excellent acting and a gritty dose of realism” The Times
”‘Mean Streets’ is transplanted to a down-on-its-luck English seaside town” NME Magazine
“combines social commentary, poignant drama and lyrical cinematography” The Guardian