15
1hr 25mins

For this frank, forceful and inspiring documentary, filmmaker Lorna Tucker returns to her former haunts and speaks to current and former homeless people about why, twenty-five years later, record numbers of people are still reduced to living on Britain's streets.

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Lorna Tucker
15
Documentary
English

Now a successful filmmaker, Lorna Tucker (Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist; Amà) was once a teenage runaway sleeping rough on the streets of London.

Embarking on a moving journey through the streets of her past, Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son shines a deeply personal and altogether vital spotlight on the experience of being homeless.

As we hear the life stories of extraordinary individuals, and learn how the system has both aided and failed them, this raw, intimate and unforgettable film asks: why hasn’t public policy placed this issue firmly in the past? How can we help? And what contribution can those with experience of homelessness make to putting effective solutions in place?

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