Catch Me Daddy
Sameena Jabeen Ahmed stars as a girl on the run from her family with her drifter boyfriend in Daniel Wolfe's thriller
Tracy won his second Oscar here playing the Catholic priest Father Flannigan who set up a school and home for juvenile boys. The film documents how he is touched by the plight of the young thugs around him and decides to offer them a chance in life and looks at the relationship he builds up with tough kid Whitey (18-year-old Rooney) who shows weakness only when he sees his best friend hit by a car.
In the 30s, this sort of sentimentality was celebrated (the movies got a writing Oscar) but these days you might gag at some of the more saccharine aspects.
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House celebrates its 10th anniversary this August with 14 nights of open-air screenings Celebrating ten years of classic, cult, and contemporary films in its open-ai
Commissioning Executive Anna Higgs on creating a prequel to Lenny Abrahamson¿s Frank via the most natural storytelling medium possible for the character involved: Twitter The @JonBurroughs83 Twitter
On Film4: 17 April 2014