The Innocent (1985)


This densely-packed film is based on a book by Tom Hart about the struggles of a young Yorkshire boy trying to come to grips with squabbling parents, a doctor who wants to institutionalize him because of his epilepsy, and a mother who refuses to accept that he is different in any way.

Director: John Mackenzie.
Writers: Tom Hart (novel), Ray Jenkins (screenplay).
Stars: Andrew Hawley, Kika Markham, Kate Foster, Liam Neeson, Patrick Daley, Paul Askew, Lorraine Peters, Tom Bell, Richard Hope, Jack Carr, Clive Wood, Miranda Richardson, Richard Laxton, Denis Lill, Alison Lloyd, Bill Rodgers.


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One Comment

    December 24, 2021

    Wow, what a cast! Kika Markham was in TWO ENGLISH GIRLS one of the few Truffaut films (along with L’HISTOIRE D’ ADELE H. and his movingly prescient FAHRENHEIT 451) I can say I really and completely liked.

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