A Taste of Honey

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A Taste of Honey

single parent parent child relationship friendship interracial relationship based on play or musical family relationships coming of age working class single mother teenage pregnancy kitchen sink realism free cinema british new wave

A Taste of Honey

Release Date: October 01, 1961

Year    :   1961
Slogan    :   «We don’t ask for life. We have it thrust upon us.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Woodfall Film Productions
Director    :   Tony Richardson
Producers    :   Tony Richardson, Leigh Aman, Roy Millichip
Writers    :   Tony Richardson, Shelagh Delaney, Shelagh Delaney
RunTime    :   100 mins.

Jo is a neglected 16-year-old girl whose promiscuous mother marries a dandy. Jo gets pregnant after a tryst with a black cook, who leaves her over his impending responsibilities of fatherhood, and she only finds support in a gay male friend.

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