Absolute Beginners 1986

Synopsis:

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...

Directed by: Julien Temple
Release date: 1986-04-04
Runtime: 108 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline: Welcome to the world of your dreams!
Cast:
Eddie O'Connell
Eddie O'Connell
Colin, Photographer / Narrator 
Patsy Kensit
Patsy Kensit
Suzette 
David Bowie
David Bowie
Vendice Partners 
James Fox
James Fox
Henley of Mayfair, Dressmaker to the Queen 
Mandy Rice-Davies
Mandy Rice-Davies
Flora, Colin's Mum 
Ray Davies
Ray Davies
Arthur, Colin's Dad