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Speak Like a Child

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Time Out says

After some years apart, Billy reunites with pregnant girlfriend Ruby and their old school ally Sammy, and drives them to their now abandoned school, a children's home on the Northumberland coast. Here, Billy hopes to resurrect the unconventional family unit he presided over as a boy (cue interminable flashback). A thin script gets strained, pretentious treatment from a director who's evidently more interested in emblems than characters. Ropey performances, self-consciously arty compositions and undistinguished camerawork.
Written by TCh

Release Details

  • Duration:77 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Akomfrah
  • Screenwriter:Danny Padmore
  • Cast:
    • Cal MacAninch
    • Richard Mylan
    • Rachel Fielding
    • Fraser Stuart Ayres
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