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My Childhood (1972)

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46 min | Biography, Drama

The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the money he made from returning empty jam jars - and ...See moreThe second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the money he made from returning empty jam jars - and this escape is reflected most closely at this time of his life as an eight-year-old living on the breadline with his half-brother and sick grandmother in a poor mining village. Written by J Ward See less
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Mar 24, 1977 (United States)
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Jean Taylor Smith
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Karl Fieseler
Helmuth Helmuth   See fewer
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Bernard McKenna
Tommy's Father Tommy's Father   See fewer
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Paul Kermack
Jamie's Father Jamie's Father   See fewer
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Helena Gloag
Father's Mother Father's Mother   See fewer
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Ann Smith
Jamie's Mother Jamie's Mother   See fewer
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Helen Rae
Bus Conductress Bus Conductress   See fewer
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James Eccles
Man Singing Man Singing   See fewer
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Helen Crummy
Schoolteacher (uncredited) Schoolteacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Crummy
Janitor (uncredited) Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 959 votes