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by Richard Laxton


WE are taken through one year of growing, pruning and harvesting in the Little Eden that is Blacktree Road Allotments. Some people keep allotments because they like the taste of fresh vegetables. Some go there for the company. Some of them are looking for love. Some of them are looking for the perfect manure. Some go there to escape from their marriages. One of them is there to escape from something much, much worse....

original title: Grow Your Own
country: United Kingdom
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Richard Laxton
release date: UK 15/06/2007
screenplay: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Carl Hunter
cast: Omid Djalili, Eddie Marsan, Philip Jackson, Benedict Wong, Olivia Colman
cinematography by: David Luther
film editing: Joe Walker
art director: Melanie Allen
costumes designer: Emma Fryer
producer: Carl Hunter, Paul Trijbits
production: Warp Films, Art in Action
backing: BBC Filma, UK Film Conucil's New Cinema Fund, North West Vision

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