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A woman strives to get the best for gifted son in this engaging drama. Young Fred Tate is like any other six-year-old, except for one thing - he's not just smart for his age, he's a genius. But providing stimulation for the super-intelligent Fred is difficult for his working-class mother, Dede, and she seeks help from a child psychologist who runs a summer school for gifted children. The film poses an interesting question about what's best for a child who demonstrates abilities beyond his years - should Fred's talents be nurtured, or should he be allowed to enjoy a normal childhood?
Gilbert looks after his mother and younger brother, with his job under threat, in this touching drama of young responsibility.
11+ years 118 mins
Warm and emotional drama about a working class man hiding a remarkable talent for maths.
14+ years 121 mins
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