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Birkenhead movie now on Netflix #1065087
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A movie made around Birkenhead called The Violators is now available on Netflix.
The Hollywood Reporter describes it as 'a bracing bleak blast of social realism from a
corner of England rarely seen on screen'.
Meanwhile another American magazine, Variety, describes it as being set in a rundown suburb in
the picturesque English county of Cheshire!
I initially thought it was in Manchester as there was a reference to Mancland and there
are some Manc accents and NO scouse ones. Weird.
Nice to see my house made it to the big screen.
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Silence. Sorry thought the fact a Hollywood blockbuster was filmed in Birkenhead might be of interest,.

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I'd have liked to watch it but unfortunately haven't got Netflix. I'll look out for it coming on other channels.

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Film was made in 2015 ... I've just downloaded it from a well know *orrent site - will watch it next week as on holiday in the sunshine meantime :-)

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I guess we are well used to our local area being filmed, often as a substitute for another location.
So, while Birkenhead is not being named, it is not being slagged off either.

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Film was written and directed by Wirral author Helen Walsh, location around Birkenhead Dock area.

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