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69 Ratings


Directed by Stephen Frears
United Kingdom, 2000
Drama, History


Money is tight, but little Liam’s family is a happy one; his mother is caring and devout and his father is a responsible and proud working man. But when hard times hit the Liverpool docks, Liam’s father loses his job and embarks on a desperate course that will change Liam’s world forever.

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Liam Directed by Stephen Frears

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2000 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award

Toronto International Film Festival


BFI London Film Festival


British Independent Film Awards

2001 | Nominee: Best Actor

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