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A Boy Called Dad (2009)

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When he becomes a father at the tender age of 14, Robbie's life quickly spirals out of control. Feeling angry and neglected by his own dad, he kick-starts a series of events that will ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle Ward ...
Robbie
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Joe
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Nia
Sacha Parkinson ...
Leanne
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Lynda
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Mr. Whippy
Lee Turnbull ...
Stevie
Kevin Harvey ...
Mr. Skinner
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Chip Shop Woman
Sam Webb ...
Young Robbie (as Samuel Webb)
Sienna Jones ...
Newborn Baby Elliot
Mille Wortley ...
Elliot
Faith Wortley ...
Elliot
Joel Robinson ...
Elliot
Alan Stocks ...
Bill the Bookie
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When he becomes a father at the tender age of 14, Robbie's life quickly spirals out of control. Feeling angry and neglected by his own dad, he kick-starts a series of events that will catapult him at great speed into adulthood. Written by Anonymous

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"All I ever wanted was a dad. Instead I got a son..."

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27 June 2011 (USA)  »

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Baba Denen Çocuk  »

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£1,000,000 (estimated)
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When Robbie (Kyle Ward) stole the car, crew members stood nearby and squirted the car tyres with WD-40 to make the tyres squeal as it was being driven away by the stunt guy. See more »

Quotes

Robbie: [Gagging while changing a diaper] Fucking hell. What she feed ya?
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Smokers Outside the Hospital Door
Written by Smith, Urbanowicz, Leetch, and Lay
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Well worth a trip to see if you can!
26 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Boy Called Dad- How good it was to see a refreshing, moving and relevant British film, something I've not seen since other low budget films like "This is England and Trainspotting". This is a film with a genuine desire to tell a story, convey a message, entertain and educate all with such integrity. The script was imaginative and real, the acting first class with characters we all know from the street round the corner. To see a film that is shot around my own childhood haunts such as the sea front at West Kirby instead of some distant exotic location is exciting and very pleasing. I hope this film launches Made Up North Productions into the mainstream of the British film industry as it should. Well worth a trip to see if you have the chance.


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