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Pin Cushion

Pin Cushion
Pin Cushion




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Tight-knit single mother Lyn and teenage daughter Iona are each other’s best friends, sharing a close bond, as well as - more disturbingly - the same bed. Upon moving to a drab Midlands town, they try as hard as they can to fit in. Iona struggles to make friends in a new school, and also attempts to keep a blossoming romance under wraps from her mother. Physically disabled and desperately lonely, Lyn is ridiculed and excluded, cruelly treated by other women, including neighbor Belinda. Although their efforts are not going well, they pretend everything is OK to each other, with their relationship becoming strained along the way. This visually striking and sometimes unsettling British tale reveals the long-lasting impact bullying and abuse can have on all ages.

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Strong sex references, language.

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