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The Low Down 2000 18

96 mins United Kingdom Director. Jamie Thraves

In one of his earliest lead roles, Aidan Gillen plays an aimless twenty-something who refuses to grow up, even after he starts dating a responsible estate agent, in Jamie Thraves’ slacker romance.

Thraves made his name in music videos and short films before mounting his debut feature, an accomplished and refreshing romantic comedy with a breezy and distinctive atmosphere, which absorbs European art-house and US indie influences to present a kind of British forerunner to mumblecore.

With its glorification of the mundane detail of a pre-gentrification Hackney, The Low Down has also become an unwitting chronicle of one of London’s most rapidly evolving regions of recent years.

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Directed by

Jamie Thraves


Dean Lennox Kelly

Kate Ashfield

Aidan Gillen




Relationships Maturation


LOCO London Comedy Film Festival Fools For Love Love Closed Captions


18 Contains coarse language, drugs and sexual references




United Kingdom



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