[cert 15, 102 mins]

Ruth Ellis lives with her 10-year old son Andy next to
a night club. One night she meets David Blakely and
they start a relationship. However, for David with his
upper-class background it is impossible to uphold the
relationship and he leaves her. Ruth takes her revenge
and has to suffer the consequences that existed in
post-war Britain.

Director:Mike Newell

Starring:Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett

Level:AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects:Citizenship, Film Studies, History

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