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Summary Son of Rambow is a hilariously fresh and visually inventive take on friendship, family, film heroes, and the death-defying adventures of growing up in the video age. The story takes place in 1980s Britain, where young Will Proudfoot is raised in isolation among The Brethren, a puritanical religious sect in which music and TV are strictly...

Directed By: Garth Jennings

Written By: Garth Jennings

Son of Rambow
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
66
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
6.4
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Summary Son of Rambow is a hilariously fresh and visually inventive take on friendship, family, film heroes, and the death-defying adventures of growing up in the video age. The story takes place in 1980s Britain, where young Will Proudfoot is raised in isolation among The Brethren, a puritanical religious sect in which music and TV are strictly...

Directed By: Garth Jennings

Written By: Garth Jennings

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
66
72% Positive
21 Reviews
24% Mixed
7 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
66
72% Positive
21 Reviews
24% Mixed
7 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
6.4
64% Positive
14 Ratings
27% Mixed
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9% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
6.4
64% Positive
14 Ratings
27% Mixed
6 Ratings
9% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Hammer & Tongs, Celluloid Dreams, Good Film Productions, Arte France Cinéma, Network Movie Film-und Fernsehproduktion, Reason Pictures, Soficinéma 2, Soficinéma 3, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Release Date May 2, 2008
Duration 1 h 36 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Make Believe. Not War.
British Independent Film Awards
4 Nominations
Locarno International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Empire Awards, UK
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations