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The Screen Guide

The story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals in recent times: the organised deportation of children from the UK to Australia. Almost single-handedly, against overwhelming odds and with little regard for her own well-being, Margaret reunited thousands of families, brought authorities to account and worldwide attention to an extraordinary miscarriage of justice.

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Director
Jim Loach
Writers
Rona Munro
Writer of original material
Margaret Humphreys
Producer
Camilla Bray  Emile Sherman  Iain Canning
Executive Producers
Rebecca O’Brien  Arnab Banerji
Dir. of Photography
Denson Baker
Editor
Dany Cooper
Production Designer
Melinda Doring
Cast
Emily Watson - David Wenham - Hugo Weaving
Production Completion
2010
Genre
Drama
Co-Production
Australia/United Kingdom Co-Production
Production Company
Sixteen Films  See-Saw Films Pty Ltd

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