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The Bill Douglas Trilogy: My Childhood / My Ain Folk / My Way Home

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  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Director Bill Douglas helped define Scottish cinema, and this collection presents his groundbreaking trilogy of autobiographical films. Depicting the hardscrabble upbringing of a young boy, Jaime (Stephen Archibald), they include MY CHILDHOOD, which follows Jaime's unusual relationship with a German POW; MY AIN FOLK, in which the boy is forced into an orphanage; and MY WAY HOME, following Jaime as a young man in the Royal Air Force.
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    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 96902

  • Credits
    Stephen Archibald
  • Critic Reviews
    "Douglas' stark and sublime trio of autobiographical dramas, largely set in an impoverished post-war Scottish mining village, retain the extraordinary visual and emotional power they emanated in the cinema."
    Sight and Sound

    "Against the brutal, poverty-ridden setting of his Scottish post-war upbringing, Douglas created one of the great cinematic evocations of childhood, thank in no small part to the astonishing performance of Stephen Archibald as Jamie."
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