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A Man, His Lover & His Mother aka Rosie

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Lorenz Meran is a successful middle-aged gay writer who is struggling with writers block when he gets called back home after his elderly mother has a stroke. Rosie is a feisty old bird and unlike Lorenz and his perpetually unhappy sibling Sophie, she seems to be the one member of this family who likes to … Continue reading




In Celebration

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This is a filmed adaptation of celebrated British playwright David Storey’s stage play that opened in London Royal Court Theatre in 1969.  Storey was a leading exponent of ‘kitchen sink drama’ which in the late 1960’s atypically was a style of social realism which often depicted the domestic situations of working-class Britons living in terraced … Continue reading





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