A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon in Ken Loach's BAFTA... More
A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon in Ken Loach's BAFTA award-winning drama.
Billy Casper (David Bradley)is a tormented working-class boy who is subjected to abuse both at school and at home. The son of a single mother (Lynne Perrie), Billy's existence is mostly bleak until he takes up an interest in falconry and begins training a kestrel that he finds on a nearby farm. While Billy forms a close bond with the falcon, his hardscrabble life and harsh environment prove to be a challenge to the boy and his bird.
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- Award winner
- Winner of Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles (Bradley) and Best Supporting Actor (Welland), 1971 BAFTAs
- PG, Low level violence, Low level coarse language, Adult themes
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