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Bronco Bullfrog (Flipside 013) (Dual Format Edition)


Cult 60s UK classic set around the emergent Suedehead scene

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This classic of sixties British cinema charts the story of Del (Del Walker), a young apprentice, and his 15 year-old girlfriend Irene (Anne Gooding) who have no money and nowhere to go.

Angry and frustrated, they go in search of fun and freedom and turn to ‘Bronco Bullfrog’, who is fresh out of borstal and living an independent lifestyle.

Powerful and authentic, this fascinating record of the then-emerging suedehead subculture, largely improvised by a non-professional cast of teenagers from East London, is released here in a fully remastered presentation with an array of exciting extras.

BFI Flipside is dedicated to rediscovering the margins of British film, reclaiming a space for forgotten movies and filmmakers who would otherwise be in danger of disappearing from our screens forever. It is a home for UK cinematic oddities, offering everything from exploitation documentaries to B-movies, countercultural curios and obscure classics, If it's weird, British and forgotten, then it's Flipside.

Browse more BFI Flipside titles.

  • Everybody's An Actor, Shakespeare Said (1968, 30 minutes): Platts-Mills' documentary charts Joan Littlewood's theatre work with the teenagers who would star in Bronco Bullfrog.
  • Joan Littlewood Interview (1968, 21 minutes): the formidable and outspoken theatre director discusses her career
  • Seven Green Bottles (Eric Marquis, 1975, 35 minutes): a cautionary tale of seven young delinquents, played by non-professional actors
  • Fully illustrated booklet with newly commissioned essays, photographs and film credits.
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SKU 5035673010648
Catalogue Number BFIB1064
Subtitle A film by Barney Platts-Mills
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1969
Director Platts-Mills, Barney
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries United Kingdom
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Black/white
Sound Sound
Subtitles English for the hard-of-hearing, French
Running time 87
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15
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