The Film Catalogue
Care

Care

Drama | English | 90 minutes

Company

Kew Media Distribution


Cast & Crew

Director

David Blair

Producers

Colin McKeown, Donna Molloy

Writers

Jimmy McGovern, Gillian Juckes

Cast

Sheridan Smith, Alison Steadman, Sinead Keenan, Andrew Joshi, Anthony Flanagan, Martin Tomlinson


Trailer

kewmedia.com/film/catalogue/care.html


Synopsis

From Emmy® and multi BAFTA award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern (The Street, Broken) comes Care, a new drama starring International Emmy® award nominee Sheridan Smith (Cilla) as a single mother struggling to raise her two children in the aftermath of a family tragedy.

After her husband’s departure, Jenny (Smith, Cilla, Mrs Biggs) is fully reliant on the childcare her mother Mary (Steadman, Hold the Sunset, Gavin & Stacey) provides. But when Mary suffers a devastating stroke and develops dementia, Jenny’s world comes crashing down, as everything changes for her and her sister Claire (Keenan, Little Boy Blue, Being Human). Finding herself torn between her own life and the wellbeing of her mother, Jenny soon discovers that another way could be possible – but she’ll have to fight for it.

Care is also written by Gillian Juckes, whose real-life experiences formed the inspiration for the story.

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Completion Year

2018


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