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My Childhood

Directed by Bill Douglas
United Kingdom, 1972


The first part of Bill Douglas’s influential, autobiographical trilogy looks back to when he was a young boy in a small Scottish mining town, living on the breadline and finding an escape only in cinema…

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My Childhood Directed by Bill Douglas

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1972 | Winner: Best First Film

Berlin International Film Festival

1974 | 4 wins including: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

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