A Bump Along the Way
- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Shelly Love
- Cast: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola Petticrew, Mary Moulds
- UK release: 11 October 2019
Pamela (Gallagher) is a Derry woman with a 16-year-old daughter (Petticrew), whose life is turned on its head when she finds herself pregnant at 44. There are a few clichés of vindictive schoolmates and deadbeat dads, but Gallagher plays Pamela with charm and grit, and the mother-daughter relationship is highly relatable. Well-observed and authentic.
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A Bump Along the Way7 Oct 2019
Bronagh Gallagher charms in the well-observed debut of director Shelly Love
The everyday trials of single mothers are a mainstay of social realist cinema but, with her accomplished feature debut, director Shelly Love takes a different approach, with a tale of a fortysomething Northern Irish woman whose surprise pregnancy causes…
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