Absolute Beginners

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Musical

A visually inventive and energetic pop musical adapted from Colin MacInnes' 1958 cult novel of the same name. ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS is a tale of two swinging English teens, Colin (Eddie O'Connell) and Crepe Suzette (Patsy Kensit), set against the backdrop of emerging youth culture and racial tension in late 1950s London. As Suzette becomes a success in the...read more

Absolute Beginners - Official Trailer
00:37 — Spirited love story about a young photographer and his pretty girlfriend in 1958 London. Great score by Gil Evans and performances by Bowie, Davies an (more…)
(Movie Clip) My Last Teenage Year
The opening narration having established London, 1958, Colin (Eddie O'Donnell) introducing himself, Suzette (Patsy Kensit) then in one long shot pals (more…)
(Movie Clip) Quiet Life
Discouraged London photographer Colin (Eddie O'Donnell) with his voice over comments for his girl, leading into the introduction of Kinks front-man Ra (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Streets Have Eyes
Still on the opening evening of our story, a brief spat between Cool and Dorida (Tony Hippolyte, Amanda Jane Powell), then the first proper visit betw (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Love This Look!
The fashion-timing is wrong, as it's supposed to be 1958, but still the breakout moment for Suzette (Patsy Kensit), wardrobe assistant turned instant (more…)

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: A visually inventive and energetic pop musical adapted from Colin MacInnes' 1958 cult novel of the same name. ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS is a tale of two swinging English teens, Colin (Eddie O'Connell) and Crepe Suzette (Patsy Kensit), set against the backdrop of… (more)

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