A Room For Romeo Brass is one of the first films from acclaimed English writer and director Shane Meadows. The film is centered on the relationship between two boys, seemingly in their early teens, and a stranger they inadvertently introduce into their lives.
Once we’ve been introduced to Romeo (Andrew Shim) and Gavin Woolley (Ben Marshall) and seen a few examples of their archetypal teen-boy friendship, the story gets underway. Gavin has a severe spinal problem that causes him to walk with a limp. When out walking one day, he is set upon by two older boys who abuse him, calling him a ‘cripple’ and other such horrible names.
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