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Short Film

Country: UK

Genre: Drama, Short



An unhappy young homosexual man recalls his boyhood in a Catholic working class home in Liverpool.


  • The first of the Terence Davies Trilogy of films based in part on director Terence Davies' own life, succeeded by "Madonna and Child" (1980) and Death and Transfiguration (1983)
Picture for Children


  • Phillip Mawdsley
    (Robert Tucker, as a Boy)
  • Nick Stringer
    (Robert's Father)
  • Valerie Lilley
    (Robert's Mother)
  • Robin Hooper
    (Robert Tucker, as a Young Man)
  • Harry Wright
  • Phillip Joseph
  • Trevor Eve
    (Man in Shower)

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Terence Davies's very first film, featuring fourteen-year-old Philip Mawdsley. Made before he went to film school -- Madonna and Child was his graduation piece -- and it does show, but so does his remarkably original cinematic gift.

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