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My Ain Folk
My Ain Folk

My Ain Folk 1973

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My Ain Folk 1973 PG

55 mins United Kingdom Director. Bill Douglas

The second instalment of Bill Douglas’ revered Trilogy. Though life becomes ever harder for Jamie, so that he eventually end up in a none-too-comforting children’s home, the bold, uncompromising assurance of Douglas’ very personal brand of realism ensures that the film effortlessly avoids the pitfalls of sentimentality or self-pity. Rather, it is so firmly grounded in specific memories that the boy’s experiences feel quite universal in their relevance.

Directed by

Bill Douglas

Featuring

Bernard McKenna

Jean Taylor Smith

Hughie Restorick

Stephen Archibald

Genres

Drama

Collection

British Classics

Certificate

PG

Released

1973

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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