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Ladybird, Ladybird

Directed by Ken Loach
United Kingdom, 1994


Maggie, a mother of four, begins an affair with a Paraguayan refugee. Jorge offers welcome stability for Maggie after a series of abusive relationships and the repeated removal of her children by social services. But when she becomes pregnant again, the social services once again intervene.

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Ladybird, Ladybird Directed by Ken Loach

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1994 | 3 wins including: Best Actress (Crissy Rock)

Independent Spirit Awards

1995 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1994 | 3rd place: Best Actress

Chicago International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Best Actress (Silver Hugo)

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