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by Amma Asante


Set in a small community in South Wales, this dark but moving tale looks at the area that exists between black and white, good and evil, child and adult. It is the harshest of Rites of Passage stories, yet within it lies a most poignant story of teenage love, and friendship.

international title: A Way of Life
original title: A Way of Life
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Portman Film and Television
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Amma Asante
film run: 91'
release date: UK 12/11/2004
screenplay: Amma Asante
cast: Stephanie James, Oliver Haden, Nathan Jones, Gary Sheppeard, Dean Wong, Sara Gregory, Brenda Blethyn
cinematography by: Ian Wilson
film editing: Clare Douglas
art director: Hayden Pearce
costumes designer: Susie Lewis
music: David Gray
producer: Charlie Hanson, Patrick Cassavetti, Peter Edwards
production: Awol Films, UK Film Council, Tantrum Films Ltd., New Cinema Fund, Arts Council of Wales
distributor: Verve Pictures
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