U.K., 2020, 101 min, Dir. Brian Welsh, Not rated, Music Box Films
"Terrific! A druggy, mind-blowing, eye-opening, open-air, law-defying rave." – Amy Taubin, Film Comment
"It’s absolutely a period piece (heightened by being in black and white), but its humanity is ageless, serving up an irresistible amount of thrills, spills and jaw-aches." – Alex Godfrey, Time Out
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A universal story of friendship, rebellion, and the irresistible power of music set against the backdrop of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act of 1994, which banned unlicensed raves across the UK, Beats follows best friends and polar opposites Johnno and Spanner who, realizing they are destined for different futures, sneak out to an illegal party in pursuit of one last crazy night together.
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