Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine
Oranges and Sunshine

Year

2010

Duration

105 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Following in the footsteps of his director father Ken, first-time feature director Jim Loach here delivers a powerful social issue drama. It tells the true story of Nottingham social worker Margaret Humphreys and her discovery of an unjust government practice of the last century – the forced migration of children from the UK to Australia. Slow and restrained, the film holds back on emotional punch - but the facts alone are harrowing. Many of these children were wrongly told their parents were dead, and were promised oranges and sunshine only to find nothing but harsh treatment.

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Contains strong language and references to child sex abuse.

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