Bradford International Film Festival 2010

Retrospective focusing on coming-of-age films.

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Rebel Without A Cause Rebel Without A Cause
Rebel Without A Cause and The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club (Country: US; Year: 1985; Director: John Hughes; Writer: John Hughes; Stars: Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Paul Gleason), Trailer
Five high school students discover what they have in common as they spend a day in detention together.
Dirty Dancing (Country: US; Year: 1987; Director: Emile Ardolino; Writer: Eleanor Bergstein; Stars: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Charles 'Honi' Coles, Neal Jones)
A lonely girl finds romance with a dance teacher at a holiday resort, but her strict parents disapprove.
Pump Up the Volume (Country: Canada, US; Year: 1990; Director: Allan Moyle; Writer: Allan Moyle; Stars: Christian Slater, Annie Ross, Andy Romano, Scott Paulin, Mimi Kennedy, Anthony Lucero, Billy Morrissette, Robert Schenkkan, Cheryl Pollak, Ellen Greene, Samantha Mathis, Keith Stuart Thayer, Jeff Chamberlain, Lala Sloatman, Holly Sampson)
A teenager pirate radio DJ becomes a sensation.
Rebel Without A Cause (Country: US; Year: 1955; Director: Nicholas Ray; Writer: Irving Shulman and Stewart Stern, based on a story by Nicholas Ray.; Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen, William Hopper, Rochelle Hudson, Dennis Hopper)
The film which invented the teenager and introduced the world to James Dean.
River's Edge (Country: US; Year: 1986; Director: Tim Hunter; Writer: Neal Jimenez; Stars: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck, Dennis Hopper, Joshua John Miller, )
A tight-knit group of high school slackers struggle to reconcile friendship and responsibility when one of them kills his girlfriend in this disturbing portrait of moral ambivalence and alienated youth in small town America.
Dirty Dancing Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing and Welcome To The Dollhouse
Welcome To The Dollhouse (Country: US; Year: 1995; Director: Todd Solondz; Writer: Todd Solondz; Stars: Heather Matarazzo, Victoria Davis, Christina Brucato, Christina Vidal, Siri Howard, Brendan Sexton III, Telly Pontidis, Herbie Duarte, Scott Coogan, Daria Kalinina, Matthew Faber, Josiah Trager, Ken Leung, Dimitri DeFresco, Rica Martens), Official Site
Ugly ducking Dawn ‘Wienerdog’ Wiener buddies up with a bully.
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