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Such is Life (2012)

 |  Drama  |  6 November 2012 (UK)
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10 stories form a tapestry of life as seen through the eyes of young people.


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Credited cast:
Caroline Adams
Juliet Adams
Matteo Addis
Lucy Aitken
Jack Andrews
Sarah Armstrong
Emily Ash
Matthew Ash
Rhys Asker
Jack Belisle
Oliver Britt
Christopher Brooker
Emily Caisley
Jen Carss


There are 8 chapters addressing, in episodic style, various aspects of life. In "Go! Go! Gonzalez!" a mild mannered Geography teacher finds a golden ticket in his cereal, and is forced to make a choice between the adventure of a lifetime with the girl of his dreams, and staying at home to save his cat from the evil cat-sitter from Cullercoats. In "Sorensen's Whip", children try various ways to escape from the violent teacher, Mr Sorensen. In "Scranna Nannas", a head teacher sends his dinner staff to see a psychiatrist, to prevent them asking for a pay rise, but the plan backfires. "Liam Leonard" documents the trials and tribulations of a young poet in a sporty school. "Case 315" is a gritty history of dissociative identity disorder in a violent offender. "The Caretaker's Son" follows a day in the life of a group of privileged sixth form girls, as they plan the school's award ceremony. "Primo Parmo" is a dark tale of murder and cannibalism in Middlesbrough. "Lonely Nurse" tracks the ... Written by obsteve

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life | epic | improvised | youth | See All (4) »


Real people, real lives





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