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When I Was a Girl (1988)

A story about a young girl, Anne, growing up in Swindon just after the Second World War and how she faces the adult world, parental fighting and her father's death and the awakening of her own sexuality.

Director:

David Yates

Writer:

David Yates (screenplay)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Katy Smith Katy Smith ... Anne
Kim Thomson ... Mother
Peter Woollaston Peter Woollaston ... Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Quoc Lu Quoc Lu ... Vietnamese boy on train platform
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Storyline

A story about a young girl, Anne, growing up in Swindon just after the Second World War and how she faces the adult world, parental fighting and her father's death and the awakening of her own sexuality.

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Short | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1988 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK

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Cre8 Studios See more »
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1.37 : 1
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According to director David Yates he financed this short film with money inherited from his deceased parents. He shot it using only non-professional actors. The film was a success on the festival circuit and "basically got him into film school". [from the 'IMDB First Credit' series, 2016] See more »

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