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Children 1976 15

46 mins United Kingdom Director. Terence Davies

The opening film in Terence Davies' powerful Liverpool-set Trilogy introduces Robert Tucker as a withdrawn young boy, bullied at school and terrorised by a violent father. His strict Catholic upbringing hinders his sexual awakening and as a young man he's still living at home with his mother. A visit to the doctor for anti-depressants elicits little sympathy ("still no interest in girls?").

Davies wrote the script for Children while at drama school, and made the film with funding from the BFI Production Board.

Restoration supported by Simon W. Hessel

Directed by

Terence Davies

Featuring

Philip Mawdsley

Valerie Lilley

Robin Hooper

Genres

Drama

Collection

Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Flare LGBT

Certificate

15 Contains strong language, sex and sex references

Released

1976

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

British Film Institute Production Board

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