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Films By Bill Douglas

This is the second part of a projected trilogy by Bill Douglas about the childhood of a lonely boy in a Scots mining village. It is set in the late forties in the desperately poor village of Newcraighall. My Ain Folk follows the first part, My Childhood, which won the Best First Film Award at the ... Read more
My Childhood, directed by Bill Douglas, was made under the patronage of the British Film Institute Production Board, and is the first part of an intended trilogy. It was awarded the Silver Lion of St. Mark for the 'Best First Feature Film' at the 1972 Venice Film Festival. ... Its subject is Jamie ... Read more
My Way Home is the third and final part of Bill Douglas' autobiographical trilogy. The first two parts, My Childhood and My Ain Folk, have both been shown in earlier Festivals. ... Set in the 1950's, the film opens in a children's home, where Mr. Bridge, a sympathetic house-father, reluctantly lets ... Read more
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