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The Outcast

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Synopsis

'The Outcast' is based on Sadie Jones’ debut novel of the same name and tells the story of ten year Lewis Aldridge who witnesses his mother’s tragic death. His emotionally distant father struggles to deal with the situation and soon remarries.
Lewis is taunted about the circumstances surrounding his mother’s death and begins to self-harm. And subsequently sets the local church on fire and is sent to prison. Once released from prison, he has increasingly complicated relationships with the women in his life including his stepmother as he struggles to face his demons.

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Features
Running Time
179 mins
Director
Iain Softley
Producer
Morgana Sneddon
Principal Cast
George MacKay, Jessica Brown Finlay

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Production Company

Blueprint Pictures
43-45 Charlotte Street
London
W1T 1RS
+44 (0)20 7580 6915
morgana.sneddon@blueprintpictures.com
http://blueprintpictures.com