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Seeing Red (2000)

A movie based on Coral Atkin's book.

Director:

Graham Theakston

Writers:

Christopher Monger, Coral Atkins (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Lancashire ... Coral Atkins
Richard Dillane ... Steve
Stuart Richman Stuart Richman ... Tom
Ann Aris Ann Aris ... Hillary
Tim Thomas Tim Thomas ... TV Director
Zoë Henry Zoë Henry ... Julia
Joe Gunn Joe Gunn ... Harry
Judith Barker Judith Barker ... Matron
Malcolm Scates Malcolm Scates ... Derek
Lizzy McInnerny ... Sylvia
Judy Holt Judy Holt ... Mrs. Hall
Gillian Cally Gillian Cally ... Mrs. Heel (as Gilian Cally)
John Quayle ... Sir Godfrey Nicholson
Nicholas Gecks Nicholas Gecks ... Dr. O'Gorman
Olwen May ... Harriet
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Storyline

Coral Atkins tries to open a home for disturbed children when she's distressed by what she sees of current institutions and their uncaring attitude. Unfortunately, she has no qualifications, little money, and only the celebrity of her role in "Family at War" to help her. But she bulls her way through the red tape, finds advice, hires experts, and finally opens her home only to discover that the burdens and joys of caring for these children may be too much for her, and that her own past holds the key to her deep empathy with them. Written by Kathy Li

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Excellent!
28 December 2002 | by c_r_mooneySee all my reviews

I recorded this when it was on television ages ago...and I loved it then and still do! I recently watched it again, which has led me here to leave my comments.

Sarah Lancashire portrays Coral Atkins as a determined, sensitive person, with her desire to help severely disturbed children shining throughout.

I was touched by this story, and defy anyone with a heart not to be!


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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2000 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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