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10 Ratings

A Boy Ten Feet Tall

Sammy Going South

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
United Kingdom, 1963
Drama, Adventure


A young boy living in Port Said, Egypt, narrowly escapes a bomb blast that destroys the apartment block where he lives. After discovering that both his parents were killed in the explosion, he decides to travel (on foot) to Durban, South Africa, to be with his only living relative, an aunt.

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A Boy Ten Feet Tall Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

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BAFTA Awards

1964 | Nominee: Best British Cinematography (Colour)

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