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194 Ratings

Family Life

Directed by Ken Loach
United Kingdom, 1971


Janice is the rebellious daughter of lower-middle-class parents. Increasingly unable to cope with her behaviour, her parents seek help from a psychiatrist, and Janice is taken into residential care, ‘for her own good’.

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Family Life Directed by Ken Loach

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1972 | Directors' Fortnight

Berlin International Film Festival

1972 | 3 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize (Forum of New Film)

BAFTA Awards

1973 | Nominee: UN Award

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