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H IS FOR HARRY

by Edward Owles, Jaime Taylor

synopsis

A coming of age story about Harry, a charismatic 11-year old boy, who arrives at secondary school in suburban London unable to read or write. With the help of Sophie, his extremely dedicated teacher, can he overcome the illiteracy ingrained across generations of his family? Against the backdrop of a Britain riven with debates around class, identity and social mobility, the film follows Harry over two years as he fights not only to improve academically but also to believe in a different future for himself.

international title: H is for Harry
original title: H is for Harry
country: United Kingdom
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Edward Owles, Jaime Taylor
film run: 86'
release date: UK 7/03/2019
film editing: Emiliano Battista, Matt Scholes
music: Mike Brooks, Pablo Scopinaro
producer: Jon McGoh
executive producer: Rachel Wexler
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