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No Child of Mine (1997)

A British schoolgirl struggles to come to terms with the horrific and disgusting sexual abuse inflicted upon her by the adults in her life. When she resorts to self-harm to escape her troubles, a caring teacher tries to get her some help.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brooke Kinsella ...
Kerry
...
Paul
Billy Geraghty ...
Jim
...
Linda
Geoffrey Church ...
Graham
Ginny Holder ...
Bridget
Colin Wyatt ...
Chris
Darren Tighe ...
Mick
Kate Byers ...
Matty
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Tracy
Jill 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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Barn utan kärlek  »

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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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References Ed (1996) See more »

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In This Heart
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Written by Sinéad O'Connor
Performed by Sinéad O'Connor
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Compelling
20 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I cried through most of this movie. It was such a compelling story. What this poor girl went through with both her mother, father and all others around her was just terrible. It just floors me that someone might even think of putting their own children through this. Sad part is that it is no doubt happening somewhere in the world right now. It makes you want to hug your own children. I think this movie is a must see. Not for the faint of heart though! Does anyone know what is the name of the last song played in the movie? I have been searching for a few years now but I haven't had any luck in finding it. It was so haunting. If you know could you let me know. Thanks Lisa


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