This overlooked British classic follows the death of Mel's husband, as she comes to rely on an old friend, Lenny, who is also a pimp and dealer. Soon her 10-year-old son Paul must take care of both his mother and his younger brother. When Mel's friend and fellow user dies, Paul must confront the fear that has been gathering in the pit of his stomach: having lost his father, his mother too may abandon him, but does she? Starring Keira Knightley, Molly Parker and Harry Eden.
|Directed by||Gillies MacKinnon|
|Written by||Alison Hume|
|Company||Indican PicturesIndican PicturesIndican Pictures|