A Taste of Honey Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for A Taste of Honey the Movie

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A plain working-class girl falls in love with a black sailor. When she becomes pregnant, a homosexual friend helps her out. A moving film with strong, powerful performances. Based on the London and Broadway hit play by Shelagh Delaney.

Distribution

Available on VHS
Running time 100 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from a Play, Pregnant Pauses
Screenplay
Tony Richardson, Shelagh Delaney
Cast
Rita Tushingham, Robert Stephens, Dora Bryan, Murray Melvin, Paul Danquah
Cinematography
Walter Lassally
Director
Tony Richardson
Music
John Addison
Producer
Woodfall Productions

Awards

British Acad. 1961: Film, Support. Actress (Bryan); British Acad. 1962: Screenplay; Cannes 1962: Actor (Melvin), Actress (Tushingham).

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