Mandy was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and so enrol her with a special teacher. Written by
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A little note within the opening credits reads as such: "All concerned with the shooting of this film in Manchester wish to express their gratitude to the Governors and Staff of the Royal Residential Schools for the Deaf, and admiration for their work." See more
When Harry Garland, Mandy's father, precipitously leaves the flat where Mandy and Christine are staying, he departs empty handed. In the next scene, coming out of the taxi, he has the bag he had brought into the flat. See more
Don't you see? Because she isn't used to them that this sort of thing happens. She must learn to live with other children.
We've had this out over fifty times. We've all tried to explain it.
All? You mean you and your family. Your father who's so lazy he wouldn't lift a finger to help and your mother who uses Mandy as something to gush about and sentimentalise over like a, like a spinster with a lap dog.
And YOU are ashamed of Mandy... wanting to keep her out of sight. ...
Written by Una Bart See more