Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own
Grow Your Own

Year

2007

Duration

97 minutes

Genres

Comedy

Language

English

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Synopsis

An allotment is a small strip of land allocated to an individual or family living in the city so they can grow their own crops. They became popular in Britain during World War Two when the Government was keen that the country be as self-sufficient as possible - which meant people growing their own food, but have fallen out of favour in recent years. This film, written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, is about a group of gardeners working allotments in Merseyside. When one of these is allocated to a refugee family, racial prejudice and other tensions rise to the surface. It works as both a bittersweet comedy and a parable about how we welcome people into our communities.

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PG Classification

This film contains mild language.

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