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Liam -- A family falls into poverty during the Depression.

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Director:
Writer:
Jimmy McGovern (written by)
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Release Date:
23 January 2001 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
Big Heroes Come In Small Packages.
Plot:
A family falls into poverty during the Depression. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A powerful, thought provoking, well acted piece See more (33 total) »

Cast

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Ian Hart ... Dad
Claire Hackett ... Mum

Anthony Borrows ... Liam
David Hart ... Con
Megan Burns ... Teresa

Anne Reid ... Mrs. Abernathy
Russell Dixon ... Father Ryan
Julia Deakin ... Auntie Aggie

Andrew Schofield ... Uncle Tom
Bernadette Shortt ... Lizzie
David Carey ... Lizzie's husband
David Knopov ... Mr. Samuels
Jane Gurnett ... Mrs. Samuels
Gema Loveday ... Jane Samuels

Martin Hancock ... David
Sylvia Gatril ... Nunney
Chris Darwin ... Nunney's husband
James Foy ... Lofty
Arnold Brown ... Pawnbroker
Billy Moocho ... Clubman

Stephen Walters ... Black shirt
Bryan Reagan ... Gaffer
Sean Styles ... Big Micky
Sean McKee ... Little Micky
George Maudsley ... Man at political rally
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tim Baker ... (uncredited)

Christopher Schönning ... Policeman (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Frears 
 
Writing credits
Jimmy McGovern (written by)

Produced by
Michael André .... associate producer
Ulrich Felsberg .... co-producer
Sally Hibbin .... executive producer
Colin McKeown .... producer
Tessa Ross .... executive producer
Martin Tempia .... producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Murphy 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Dunn 
 
Film Editing by
Kristina Hetherington 
 
Casting by
Leo Davis 
Pippa Hall 
 
Production Design by
Stephen Fineren 
 
Art Direction by
Hannah Moseley 
 
Costume Design by
Alexandra Caulfield 
 
Makeup Department
Marrie Dorris .... assistant makeup artist
Samantha Marshall .... makeup supervisor
Sue Milton .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Donna Molloy .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Dutton .... second assistant director
Trevor Gittings .... first assistant director
Adam O'Brien .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Steve Bedford .... construction manager (as Stephen Bedford)
Richard Brockless .... construction team
David Flower .... set dresser
Bernard Hamill .... additional constructor
Brian Henry .... stand-by props
Duncan Howell .... stand-by art director
Darren Malone .... set dresser
Ron Pritchard .... production buyer
Alan Pugh .... additional constructor
Derek Roberts .... property master
David Round .... production buyer
Peter Skarratt .... stand-by carpenter
Paul Tandy .... stand-by painter
Lee Howarth .... rigger: art department (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Chris Atkinson .... production sound mixer
Matthew Gough .... co-sound mixer
Diane Greaves .... foley artist
Terry Isted .... foley recordist
Peter Joly .... supervising sound editor
Michael Redfern .... foley editor
Adrian Rhodes .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Rose .... assistant sound editor
Alison Ross .... boom operator
Jason Swanscott .... foley artist
Ted Swanscott .... foley mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Giles Livesey .... telecine colorist
Nastuh Abootalebi .... visual effects (uncredited)
Moritz Peters .... visual effects (uncredited)
Matthew Twyford .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Riky Ash .... stunts
Mark Berry .... stunts
Bill Davey .... stunts
Levan Doran .... stunts
Dave Fisher .... stunts
Paul Howell .... stunts
Glenn Marks .... stunt coordinator
Andy Merchant .... stunts
Christopher Schönning .... stunts (as Christopher Pocock)
Shaun Wallace .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roy Carter .... stand-by rigger
Glenn Carvath .... electrician (as Glen Carvath)
Michael Costelloe .... assistant camera
Vinny Cowper .... electrician
Daniel Gadd .... camera trainee
Peter Goddard .... gaffer
Brendan Judge .... grip
Daniel Lightening .... clapper loader
Christopher McDonough .... crane grip (2000)
Tony O'Brien .... best boy
Trevor Owens .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Vanessa Baker .... adr voice casting
Brendan Donnison .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kath Davies .... costume dresser
Tabitha Moses .... costume dresser
Kevin Pollard .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Darren Brady .... assistant to editor
 
Music Department
Simon Denny .... additional score production
Simon Denny .... additional score recordings
Daniel L. Griffiths .... score mixer
Daniel L. Griffiths .... score producer
John Murphy .... arranger
Greg Francis .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Terry Eden .... genny driver
 
Other crew
Vicki Allen .... additional runner
Roger Arscott .... location manager
Sarah Best .... production secretary
Paul Codman .... child acting coach
Laurence Easeman .... floor runner
Mark Edwards .... production accountant
Paul Edwards .... floor runner
Dorothy Friend .... script supervisor
Jenni Hicks .... office assistant
Richard Lloyd Jones .... additional runner
Grainne Marmion .... production executive: BBC
Julie Scott .... production executive: BBC
Roxy Spencer .... script editor
Colin Taylor .... location assistant
Jean Taylor .... production coordinator
Ruth Taylor .... assistant production accountant
Dean Williamson .... floor runner
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some nudity and language
Runtime:
90 min
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Soundtrack:
The Merry PloughboySee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A powerful, thought provoking, well acted piece, 10 January 2001
Author: donna-71 from London, England

I found this a very well-rounded film. Fabulous performances given by all and in particular the young boy playing Liam. Not overly indulged with the writers opinions and not given so much information that the audience couldn't think for themselves. Nice visual touches and only 90 minutes long!

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