Director Tony Richardson adapted the screenplay of A Taste of Honey from the kitchen sink stage play by Shelagh Delaney. Rita Tushingham plays a working-class British teenager, living with her drink-sodden, libertine mother Dora Bryan. Denied affection by her selfish mother, Tushingham is pushed further in the background when Bryan impulsively marries her latest boyfriend Robert Stephens. The girl takes a job at a shoe store, then moves in with her kindly homosexual employer Murray Melvin. The two lost souls live in harmony until Tushingham becomes pregnant after a casual affair with black sailor Paul Danquah. Melvin comes to the rescue by offering to look after the baby. This relatively blissful state of affairs is short-lived; before long, Tushinghams hateful mother, having been kicked out by Stephens, descends upon her daughter and her family, with all her debilitating emotional baggage intact. A poignant denouement caps this riveting slice-of-life drama.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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Reparto: Rita Tushingham,Dora Bryan,Murray Melvin
Director: Tony Richardson
Género: Drama
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Año: 1961
Estreno: 1961-01-01
Duración: 93
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