Behind the Rent Strike

Behind the Rent Strike

A film documenting the various political and social aspects of the fourteen month long rent strike undertaken by tenants on the Tower Hill Estate in Kirkby, on the outskirts of Liverpool, which commenced in 1972 in protest against increases in council house rents resulting from the Housing Finance Act.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Length:50 minutes
  • Release:1979
  • Language:English
  • Reference:Imdb
  • Keywords:independent film,  

Set in Liverpool in 1979, this documentary follows the tenants of a housing estate as they go about their everyday lives, leading up to going on rent. We get a glimpse of the human struggle behind a national scandal. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki

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Bloodmarsh K (ru) wrote: I think the whole purpose of these Sasquatch flicks, is to see who can create the worst looking monster - well, sorry, ''Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon,'' but ''Suburban Sasquatch'' has you beat by a mile, too.

Sujoy G (au) wrote: Film noir at its best. Brilliant!!

Ethan M (gb) wrote: ...and I KNEW it was going there, too. The concept was interesting, the characters were believable, and actors were soild. However, the flow was slow, the message was muddy and took too long to come across, and I still do not understanding the actions of Mandingo at the end. Why? Why?! Anyways, this is a movie you find at Netflix Instant Downloads when you have absolutely no idea what else you could watch.

Gil Y (jp) wrote: Worth watching for the visuals, especially if you love sci-fi. The story is cute and entertaining.

Peter P (gb) wrote: I liked it, action was solid, acting fine, and it had a good pace. And the ending was kinda original. Drop the nudity and language and it would have been better, but overall a good movie.

Calyre Z (ru) wrote: 3187 : code meurtre"

Abb J (br) wrote: The Invasion: While this remake of Invasion of The Body Snatchers has some more modern elements to it, and it does have some good moments, it never quite overcomes its flimsy plot. C

Michael M (fr) wrote: I like it a lot. Funny and face paced. Rodriguez second film after El Mariachi. Filmed in 13 days for Showtime cable. "Dude", the town rebel, dreams of rock 'n roll while dodging the local law enforcement. Great soundtrack full of Rockabilly hits.

Buddy A (ca) wrote: I used to watch this movie all the time.

Bill B (fr) wrote: My first experience (that I'm aware of) with a Fred Olen Ray film, and what a doozy it was. The title is one of those things that has always called to me for the sheer silliness of it all, and I have to say that it pays off well, looking to be shot on cheap porn sets and filled with hot women and ridiculous plot.Well worth a look for fans of cheese.Rental, at the very least.

Gordon T (fr) wrote: Enough IS Enough!!!!!!! POW! BLAM! BOOM! (exploding cars!!!!!) oooohhhhh man. Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, and JOE SPINELL (from The Godfather, The Godfather Part 2, Rocky, Rocky 2, Starcrash). Directed by Bill Lustig (Maniac Cop; Maniac) dude, this movie ROCKS!!!! (Jay Chattaway's music RULES) and the ending is literally EXPLOSIVE!!!!!!

Grayson D (es) wrote: Along with "Come and see" the best film depicting youth's during war.

Nicholas K (au) wrote: This movie took me by surprise. I've seen quite a bit of Blaxploitation films, and seeing the trailer for Trouble Man, this didn't look all that different. Yet as the movie went along it kept its bad-ass quality while providing me some laughs, some pure 70's filmmaking errors, and some high quality 70's filmmaking gold.

Nicholas D (kr) wrote: Very intense and creepy- I found the film well done in every department, even if the film is a bit cliche. I found myself at the edge of my seat the entire film.