Young female offender, Jamie, has fairly bleak prospects but a remarkable singing voice. Her social worker Kate, (Shirley Henderson), persuades her to join the local choir, where she blossoms, inspired by her soul singing heroes. However, leaving behind her old life is not so easy and her struggle takes an unexpected turn; Compassion and brilliant performances in a gripping drama of real conviction.
Director: Michael Caton Jones
UK •2015 •Crime/Drama •114mins
Screening as part of the 2016/2017 IFI Schools Programme.
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Dublin, IFI – Mar 22. IFI Education on 01 679 5744