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Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child 1980

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Madonna and Child 1980

30 mins United Kingdom Director. Terence Davies

The second instalment of Terence Davies' masterful Trilogy finds Robert Tucker in middle age, with the clash of religion and sexuality taking its toll. A depressed loner who takes the ferry across the Mersey to work as an office clerk, Robert is haunted by nightmares of his own death and tormented by largely unfulfilled homosexual fantasies, his only consolation the companionship of his mother.

Madonna and Child was produced at the National Film School as Davies' graduation film.

Restoration supported by Simon W. Hessel

Directed by

Terence Davies

Featuring

Terry O'Sullivan

Sheila Raynor

Genres

Drama

Collection

Shorts Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Flare LGBT

Released

1980

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

National Film School

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