A Taste Of Honey

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A taste of the British "Kitchen Sink" school at its best. Honest depiction of life in the British working class with an offbeat treatment, superb acting, realistic direction, and a complex script. Tushingham plays a 17-year-old who lives with her promiscuous, alcoholic mother, Bryan, in various furnished rooms Tushingham is gawky, not terribly attractive,...read more

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A Taste Of Honey - Official Trailer
03:34 — A plain young girl becomes pregnant by a black sailor, and gradually becomes a woman.
(Movie Clip) Another Flit
Opening sequence, mom Helen (Dora Bryan) and young Jo (Rita Tushingham), scarpering from their flat in Salford, outside Manchester, from Tony Richards (more…)
(Movie Clip)
Teacher (Eunice Black) reading Keats' Ode To A Nightingale, then attacking pupil Jo (Rita Tushingham), who escapes and meets again sailor Jimmy (Paul (more…)
(Movie Clip) What Sort Of Shoes?
Abandoned by her hapless mother, Jo (Rita Tushingham) in her first day working at a shoe shop, meets Geoffrey (Murray Melvin), in Tony Richardson's A (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A taste of the British "Kitchen Sink" school at its best. Honest depiction of life in the British working class with an offbeat treatment, superb acting, realistic direction, and a complex script. Tushingham plays a 17-year-old who lives with her promiscu… (more)

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