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Summary: A poignant portrait of a family's free-fall into poverty seen through the eyes of an innocent child, personifying the dream of a brighter future. (Lions Gate Films)

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Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Rated R for some nudity and language.
Production: ARTE
Genre: Drama
Countries: Germany, UK, France
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 12, 2002
Director Credit
Stephen Frears Director
Writer Credit
Jimmy McGovern Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Anthony Borrows Liam
Ian Hart Dad
Cast Credit
Andrew Schofield Uncle Tom
Anne Reid Mrs. Abernathy
Bernadette Shortt Lizzie
Claire Hackett Mum
David Carey Lizzie's Husband
David Hart Con
David Knopov Mr. Samuels
Gema Loveday Jane Samuels
Jane Gurnett Mrs. Samuels
Julia Deakin Auntie Aggie
Martin Hancock David
Megan Burns Teresa
Russell Dixon Father Ryan
Producer Credit
Colin McKeown Producer
David M. Thompson Executive Producer
Martin Tempia Producer
Michael André Associate Producer
Sally Hibbin Executive Producer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Ulrich Felsberg Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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