About the film
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Release Date: May 17, 2009
|Genres||:||Drama, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||EM Media, Film4 Productions|
|Producers||:||Andrew Eaton, Shaheen Baig, Kate Ogborn, Liza Marshall, Michael Elliott|
|Writers||:||Samantha Morton, Tony Grisoni|
The Unloved is film that gives a child's eye view of the U.K.'s government-run care system for orphans and children in danger. Lucy is eleven years old. Having been neglected by her estranged mother and father, she is placed in a children's home. Through her eyes, we follow Lucy's struggle to cope with the system. Her saving is her self-belief and her certainty that she is being watched over and protected by the holy spirit. Hers is a heroic quest for love, beauty and transcendence.