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'Don't Worry, You're Grand': A Wee Bit O' Irish Grit

No matter their conditions the Irish always seem to be able to wave adversity aside with a 'Don't worry, you're grand'; from Belfast to Dublin, get a taste of the real Emerald Isle with these social realistic works.

'Movies Like Submarine': 'British Boyhood' Movies

These flicks follow British lads as they face bullies, strict parents, and a keen awareness of their own virginity on the painful path to adulthood; includes gritty coming-of-age masterpiece 'Kes', set in the grim, industrial North, and modern London crime-drama 'Wild Bill'.

'Brits Get Grit': British Social Realism

Ever since Dickens, the Brits have had a fascination with the social realist aesthetic: unflinching, unromanticized portrayals of working class life. Enjoy the best examples of this gritty genre from 1990 onwards (and check out our 'Kitchen Sink Classics' for the movement's progenitor).

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