A Way of Life

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A Way of Life ★½ 2004

One of those unrelentingly bleak British kitchen-sink dramas with a completely unsympathetic lead. Leigh-Anne is a young, troublehangs out with a bunch of racist losers to the concern of her granny, who wants custody of Leigh-Ann's baby daughter. When she takes the baby to the hospital after a minor accident, suspicious doctors insist on keeping the child and paranoid Leigh-Anne blames her immigrant neighbor for her problems, resulting in more tragedy. 91m/C DVD . Brenda Blethyn, Nathan Jones, Stephanie James, Gary Sheppeard, Dean Wong, Sara Gregory, Oliver Haden; D: Amma Asante; W: Amma Asante; C: Ian Wilson; M: David Gray.

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