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Urban Savannah, The (Matthew Cook & Vincent Lund, 2004)

This mocumentary is a satirical take on a wildlife documentary, introducing youth ‘types’ through their distinct behavioural attributes. It highlights two key groups, the predatory townies and the docile skaters, and details the difference in their herd behaviour. The film adopts a wildlife documentary structure, including interviews with ‘experts’ who discuss the behaviour of groups of young people in town centres as if they were groups of animals.

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Clip Details

Record Id 007-002-000-093-C
Resource Rights Holder Matthew Cooke & Vincent Lund
Project Ref RLS-13
Year of Production 2004
Genre Mockumentary
Curriculum Areas subjects
Who Matthew Cook (Director, Writer, Producer), Vincent Lund (Director, Writer, Producer)
Country of Origin UK
Medium / Content Live Action, Non-Fiction, Colour, Sound
Themes Culture, Peers, Pastiche
Clip Length 10:00