95 mins
8 / 10 (798)


The true story of troubled British playwright Andrea Dunbar who died aged 29, leaving a legacy of three plays and a daughter, Lorraine. She wrote about the difficult life she endured growing up in England’s Bradford housing projects.

MUBI's take

An inventive twist on non-fiction filmmaking, Clio Barnard’s take on the tragic life of playwright Andrea Dunbar foresees a bracing new voice in British cinema. A dazzling hybrid of documentary, staged reading, and biography, this auspicious debut defies convention and categorization at every turn.

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