• A Taste of Honey (2000)

A Taste of Honey

Release Date: October 14th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

In this domestic drama, British teen Jo (Rita Tushingham) struggles to find love in her bleak day-to-day life, which is dominated by her alcoholic mother, Helen (Dora Bryan). When Jo has a brief fling with a black sailor and Helen takes up with a new lover, their already tense relationship is further strained. Jo faces more complications as she discovers she is pregnant, but finds support when she moves in with an odd but thoughtful gay student named Geoffrey (Murray Melvin).

Cast: Dora Bryan, Rita Tushingham, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

Director: Tony Richardson

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Woodfall Film Productions

Distributors: Continental Distributing Inc., Bryanston Films Ltd.

Keywords: Mother, Emotional, England, Growing up, Daughter, 1960s, Friendship, Love

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Awards

Winner British Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Winner Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Samuel Goldwyn International Award
Winner British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)