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Mum and Dad Are Splitting Up

Documentary. With a third of British children living with only one biological parent, this film asks young people about their experience of their parents' breakup.

With a third of British children living with only one biological parent, this simple but revealing film ventures into the heart of British family life to ask young people about their experience of their parents' breakup.

Based entirely on honest, intimate interviews with both young people and their parents (often sat together and discussing the event for the first time), director Olly Lambert draws out the complex feelings and secrets that took root in the family when mum and dad split up. In the process, both parents and their offspring find themselves asking questions of each other that have remained unsaid for years, and being frequently surprised by the answers.

A moving and surprisingly uplifting insight into the reality of modern family life.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 16 Oct 2013 00:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Olly Lambert
Director Olly Lambert
Executive Producer Peter Dale

Broadcasts

  • Thu 5 Sep 2013 21:00
  • Tue 10 Sep 2013 23:20
  • Wed 11 Sep 2013 00:00
  • Wed 11 Sep 2013 00:20
  • Wed 16 Oct 2013 00:20