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Liam, a 7-year-old boy, is growing up in an Irish catholic quarter of Liverpool in the 1930s, the youngest of three children. Money is tight but his family is a happy one; Liam’s mother is caring and his father is a responsible working man. But hard times have hit the Liverpool docks and Liam’s father loses his job with tragic consequences.

Original Title Liam
Italian Title Liam
Category Out of competition
Section Reload
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 90'
Production Year 2000
Directed by Stephen Frears
Screenplay Jimmy McGovern
Main cast Anthony Borrows, Ian Hart, Claire Hackett

 regista stephen frearsSTEPHEN FREARS

Stephen Frears was born on June 20, 1941 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Stephen Arthur Frears. He is a director and producer, known for Le relazioni pericolose (1988). He has been married to Anne Rothenstein since 1992. They have two children. He was previously married to Mary-Kay Wilmers.