Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 04/18/1986 (US) DramaMusicRomance 1h 48m
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A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate...

  1. Julien Temple


  2. Colin MacInnes


  3. Don MacPherson


  4. Christopher Wicking


  5. Richard Burridge


Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie O'Connell

    Eddie O'Connell

    Colin, Photographer / Narrator

  2. Patsy Kensit

    Patsy Kensit


  3. David Bowie

    David Bowie

    Vendice Partners

  4. James Fox

    James Fox

    Henley of Mayfair, Dressmaker to the Queen

  5. Ray Davies

    Ray Davies

    Arthur, Colin's Dad

  6. Mandy Rice-Davies

    Mandy Rice-Davies

    Flora, Colin's Mum

  7. Eve Ferret

    Eve Ferret

    Big Jill

  8. Tony Hippolyte

    Tony Hippolyte

    Mr. Cool

  9. Graham Fletcher-Cook


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Absolute Beginners
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Status Released

Original Language English

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