A Taste of Honey (1961) DVD5
During a holiday at Blackpool, Jo, the 17-year-old illegitimate daughter of impoverished and promiscuous Helen, is rejected by her mother's lecherous suitor, Peter. For solace Jo turns to Jimmy, a black sailor enjoying brief shore leave. They make love and Jimmy's ship departs. Indifferent to Jo's feelings, Helen, evicted from her Salford flat, moves in with Peter. Her deserted daughter gets a job as a shoe clerk and rents a room, which she shares with the gentle Geoffrey, a penniless homosexual. Upon discovering that she is pregnant, Jo is disconsolate, but Geoffrey is delighted. Enthusiastically preparing for the baby's arrival, he sews a layette, visits a clinic for instruction in child care. Geoffrey even willing to marry her, but the would-be family is disrupted by the addition of Helen, who by now has broken up with Peter.

DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 01:36:31 | 3.83 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Italiano, Espanol, Portugues, Greek
Genre: Drama

Director: Tony Richardson
Actors: Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin, Paul Danquah
Country: UK

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