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      She's Been Away

      1989 1h 46m Drama List
      Reviews As the mental ward where patient Lillian Huckle (Peggy Ashcroft) has lived for more than 50 years is about to close, the elderly woman faces a return to the outside world. With nowhere to go, her nephew, Hugh Ambrose (James Fox), begrudgingly offers to take her in. While Lillian's presence in the Ambrose household is initially a disruption, the septuagenarian eventually forms a bond with Hugh's pregnant wife, Harriet (Geraldine James), whose loneliness she understands all too well. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis As the mental ward where patient Lillian Huckle (Peggy Ashcroft) has lived for more than 50 years is about to close, the elderly woman faces a return to the outside world. With nowhere to go, her nephew, Hugh Ambrose (James Fox), begrudgingly offers to take her in. While Lillian's presence in the Ambrose household is initially a disruption, the septuagenarian eventually forms a bond with Hugh's pregnant wife, Harriet (Geraldine James), whose loneliness she understands all too well.
      Director
      Peter Hall
      Producer
      Ken Trodd
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 30, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 46m