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Director: Lynne Ramsay

Genre: Drama

Year: 1999

Running time: 94 minutes

Territory: UK and Ireland

Studio: Pathe UK

Cast: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie

Language options: Dialogue - EN

James Gillespie (William Eadie) is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne (Leanne Mullen), a vulnerable 14 year old expressing a need for love in all the wrong ways, and befriends Kenny (John Miller), who possesses an unusual innocence in spite of the harsh surroundings.


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