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57 Ratings

Wish You Were Here

Directed by David Leland
United Kingdom, 1987
Drama, Comedy


Mature beyond her years because of the untimely death of her mother, 15-year-old Lynda Mansell (Lloyd) delights in defying convention. And with the wink of an eye or the flash of a thigh, she finds love in all the wrong places, much to the mortification of her conservative father Hubert…

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Wish You Were Here Directed by David Leland

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1987 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

1987 | Directors' Fortnight

BAFTA Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Original

1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Actress

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