Jerry is a successful New York psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that Jerry was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila in Liverpool, England. Jerry's desperation for a bone-marrow transplant leads him to working-class Liverpool to find his mother and see if he has any siblings. Along the way, he finds out more about himself than he knew. Written by
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug content
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Toxteth, mother. Tox-teth. Yeah, sort of a combination of the words "toxic" and "death".
So it's a slum?
It aspires to be a slum.