• 2014
  • UK
  • 1h 26min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joe A Stephenson
  • Cast: Scott Chambers, Yasmin Paige, Morgan Watkins
  • UK release: 20 May 2016

Tall, quick-tempered Polly (Watkins) looks out for his younger brother Richard (Chambers), a teenager with learning difficulties, as they live in a caravan in the heart of the English countryside. Touching and assured first feature from Stephenson, with fine performances from all.

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