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My Childhood

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Directed by Bill Douglas
United Kingdom, 1972
Drama, Biography

Synopsis

The first part of Bill Douglas’s influential, autobiographical trilogy. 1945: Jamie and Tommy live a meagre and isolated existence with their maternal grandmother in Newcraighall, a Scottish mining village. Jamie’s only friendship is with Helmuth, a German prisoner of war.

Synopsis

The first part of Bill Douglas’s influential, autobiographical trilogy. 1945: Jamie and Tommy live a meagre and isolated existence with their maternal grandmother in Newcraighall, a Scottish mining village. Jamie’s only friendship is with Helmuth, a German prisoner of war.

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My ChildhoodDirected byBill Douglas

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1972 | Winner: Best First Film
Berlin International Film Festival
1974 | 4 wins including: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

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