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452 Ratings

A Taste of Honey

Directed by Tony Richardson
United Kingdom, 1961
Drama

Synopsis

This film version of Shelagh Delaney’s play follows the hopes and dreams of five people. Jo is the neglected 16-year-old daughter whose promiscuous mother marries a dandy. Jo gets pregnant after a tryst with a black cook, who leaves her over his impending responsibilities of fatherhood.

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A Taste of Honey Directed by Tony Richardson

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1962 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

National Board of Review

1962 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1962 | 4 wins including: Best British Actress

1962 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1963 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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