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No Child of Mine (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  25 February 1997 (UK)
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Thirteen-year-old Kerry is repeatedly sexually abused by several adults, including at one point her mother. Her father sets her up as a prostitute. Kerry finally calls Childline and is put ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brooke Kinsella ...
Kerry
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Paul
Billy Geraghty ...
Jim
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Linda
Geoffrey Church ...
Graham
Ginny Holder ...
Bridget
Colin Wyatt ...
Chris
Darren Tighe ...
Mick
Kate Byers ...
Matty
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Tracy
J. Marie Cooper ...
Lucy (as Jill Cooper)
Billie Holmes ...
Paula
Anna Waters ...
Donna
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Miss Lewis
Alex Knight ...
Steve
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Thirteen-year-old Kerry is repeatedly sexually abused by several adults, including at one point her mother. Her father sets her up as a prostitute. Kerry finally calls Childline and is put in a safe house, where she tries to come to terms with what has been done to her. Based on a true story, with the names changed to protect the real Kerry's identity. Written by Gary Couzens <gjcouzens@btinternet.com>

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Several pupils from The Romsey Community School, one of the locations used in the film, were used as extras. One scene where Kerry is shown on the school bus features several of these pupils engaging in dialogue. See more »

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A delicate and emotive subject, needed to be aired.
30 October 2004 | by (Gatwick, England) – See all my reviews

A young lady abused by her parents and others, eventually finding a safe haven through a teacher who did his best to help. He did happen to mention 'a place near Bournemouth' and 'Childline' which did point her in the write direction. I hope for her sake, as there was no follow up to the film, that she has now found that all adults are not the same and she has found happiness. I am a child care officer and I was moved to tears with this film. The acting and direction was just right for a very delicate subject, which needed to to be brought to the surface. I applaud the TV company for airing it, as I am sure it took a brave decision. It was a class film full of emotion which, I don't believe it has been on since, anybody know if it is available on DVD or VHS?


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