Young Soul Rebels


1h 43m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1977, during the week of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, a young black London DJ, who together with his gay partner operates a pirate radio station, becomes implicated in the murder of a mutual friend.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Prestige Films
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Set in 1977, during the week of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, a young black London DJ, who together with his gay partner operates a pirate radio station, becomes implicated in the murder of a mutual friend.

Crew

John Akomfrah

Special Thanks To

Karen Alexander

Special Thanks To

Simon Anderson

Electrician

Clive Andrews

Other

Joey Attawlia

Wardrobe

Roy Ayers

Song Performer

David A Bailey

Photography

Ronald Bailey

Sound Mixer

Karin Bamborough

Special Thanks To

Ray Bateman

Electrician

Patrick Begley

Property Master

Joanna Beresford

Production Manager

Richard Beresford

Accounting Assistant

Paula Bernstock

Special Thanks To

Anthony Black

Wardrobe

Marvin Black

Music

Maureen Blackwood

Special Thanks To

Simon Boswell

Original Music

Tom Bowyer

Construction

Derek Brown

Production Designer

Linda Brown

Art Assistant

Nuala Campbell

Gaffer

Jean Carn

Song Performer

Michael Carter

Assistant Art Director

Stuart Clarke

Stunt Man

Suzanne Clegg

Script Supervisor

Julian Cole

Special Thanks To

Yvonne Coppard

Makeup Artist

Stuart Cosgrove

Special Thanks To

Martine Couche

Sound

Joanna Craze

Scenic Artist

Jo Crily

Production Assistant

Gina Cromwell

Props Buyer

Robert Crusz

Special Thanks To

Martin Culverwell

Boom Operator

Clive Curtis

Stunt Coordinator

Annie Curtis Jones

Costume Designer

Elvis Dacosta

Special Thanks To

Gregory Davis

Special Thanks To

Christine Duyt

Special Thanks To

Charles Earland

Song Performer

Greg Edwards

Special Thanks To

Steve Farrer

Sound Effects

Ian Ferguson

Assistant Director

Simon Fisher-turner

Music

Colin H Fraser

Production Assistant

Antoni Garfield-henry

Stunt Man

Foster George

Choreographer

Constantine Giannaris

Special Thanks To

Ben Gibson

Executive Producer

Nick Gillard

Stunt Man

Paul Gilroy

Special Thanks To

June Givanni

Special Thanks To

Renee Godard

Special Thanks To

Bonnie Greenberg

Music Supervisor

Sunil Gupta

Photography

Sheila Hailatt

Wardrobe Assistant

Paul Hallam

Screenplay

Tammy Harewood

Makeup

Tom Harris

Special Effects Supervisor

David Harrison

Special Thanks To

Zane Hayward

Editor

Nigel Heath

Sound Effects

Eddie Henderson

Song Performer

Peter Heslop

Assistant Director

John Hewitt

Storyboard Artist

Ian Hickinbotham

Assistant Director

Ian Hierons

Music Supervisor

Mike House

Grip

Rosemarie Hudson

Assistant

Mick Hurd

Special Thanks To

Esther Johnson

Special Thanks To

Lisa M Johnson

Wardrobe

Isaac Julien

Screenplay

Michael Kelk

Location Manager

Nina Kellgren

Dp/Cinematographer

Nina Kellgren

Director Of Photography

Chris Kelly

Special Thanks To

Jonny Kurzman

Other

Jonny Kurzman

Assistant Director

Annie Lapaz

Scenic Artist

Tim Lawrence

Stunt Man

Sheryl Leonardo

Accounting Assistant

Stephan Lhoest

Production Assistant

Debrae Little

Wardrobe

Angela Littlejohn

Production Accountant

Colin Maccabe

Executive Producer

Nadine Marsh-edwards

Producer

Hugo Martin

Construction

Michelle Mascoll

Sound

Trevor Mathison

Special Thanks To

Maxine Matts

Assistant Editor

Derrick Saldaan Mcclintock

Screenplay

Michelle Mcintosh

Production Assistant

Michael Mcmillan

Assistant

Gabrielle Mcnamara

Production

Drew Meldon

Special Thanks To

Eliza Mellor

Post-Production Coordinator

Mike Metcalf

Dp/Cinematographer

Mike Metcalf

Director Of Photography

Jill Meyers

Music Supervisor

Steve Millson

Assistant Director

Gareth Milne

Stunt Man

Lucy Morahan

Assistant Art Director

Terry Mullins

Camera

Junior Murvin

Song Performer

Mark Nash

Special Thanks To

Orson Nava

Production Assistant

Roz Naylor

Camera

Mark Antony Newman

Stunt Man

Angela Noakes

Script Supervisor

Mary Rose Noel

Camera

Patrick O'neill

Dialogue Editor

Debra Overton

Art Director

Mica Paris

Other

Richard Philpott

Other

Caroline Pitcher

Wardrobe Supervisor

Gilly Poole

Casting

Andy Powell

Technical Supervisor

Steve Robinson

Assistant Director

Stephen Rose

Hair

Bill Rudgard

Assistant Director

Jon Savage

Special Thanks To

Alessandra Scherillo

Camera Trainee

Matthew Scott

Special Thanks To

Shirley Shaw

Adr Editor

Andy Shuttleworth

Steadicam Operator

Andy Shuttleworth

Camera Operator

Peter Smith

Accounting Assistant

Suzanne Smith

Casting

Geoff Stainthorp

Carpenter

Jack Stew

Foley Artist

Joanna Tague

Production Assistant

Terry Tague

Props

Anna Thew

Special Thanks To

Robin Thistlethwaite

Construction Manager

Steve Tickner

Director Of Photography

Steve Tickner

Dp/Cinematographer

John Tusa

Special Thanks To

Fiona Walsh

Production Assistant

War

Song Performer

Vron Ware

Special Thanks To

Ian Watts

Camera

Ian Watts

Other

David Williams

Carpenter

Pedro Williams

Special Thanks To

John Wilson

Editor

Martyn Wilson

Art Assistant

Aad Wirtz

Dubbing Mixer

Winnie Wishart

Production Coordinator

John Withers

Assistant Director

Stuart Wood

Construction

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Prestige Films
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States April 1994

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States January 1992

Released in United States July 2009

Released in United States June 1991

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States November 15, 1991

Released in United States November 1991

Released in United States October 1992

Released in United States on Video April 17, 2007

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1991

Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival September 20 - October 5, 1991.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (International Critics Week) May 9-20, 1991.

Shown at Champaign-Urbana Lesbian & Gay Film Festival April 7-17, 1994.

Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 8-17, 1991.

Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 26 - December 2, 1993.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 10-25, 1991.

Shown at Filmfest Munich (International Program) June 1991.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Tribute to Cannes Critics' Week) August 22 - September 2, 1991.

Shown at Outfest: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (Strand Releasing Retrospective) July 9-19, 2009.

Shown at Reel Affirmations 2 in Washington, DC October 15-25, 1992.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (British Independents) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1992.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.

Feature directorial debut for Isaac Julien whose films include "Who Killed Colin Roach?" (Great Britain/1984), "Territories" (Great Britain/1984), "The Passion of Remembrance" (Great Britain/1986) and "Looking for Langston" (Great Britain/1989).

Began shooting June 25, 1990. Completed shooting August 10, 1990.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival September 20 - October 5, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Tribute to Cannes Critics' Week) August 22 - September 2, 1991.)

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 26 - December 2, 1993.)

Released in United States January 1992 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (British Independents) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1992.)

Released in United States on Video April 17, 2007

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (International Critics Week) May 9-20, 1991.)

Released in United States June 1991 (Shown at Filmfest Munich (International Program) June 1991.)

Released in United States July 2009 (Shown at Outfest: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (Strand Releasing Retrospective) July 9-19, 2009.)

Isaac Julien is a founding member of Sankofa, the prominent British black film collective.

Film noted: "In memory of Mark Banks and Lucy Morahan."

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at Champaign-Urbana Lesbian & Gay Film Festival April 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 10-25, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1992 (Shown at Reel Affirmations 2 in Washington, DC October 15-25, 1992.)

Released in United States November 15, 1991 (test; Boston)

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1991

Released in United States November 1991 (Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 8-17, 1991.)