The L-Shaped Room Poster

Release Date: October 13th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
Jane (Leslie Caron) is young, French, pregnant and unmarried. Bucking convention, she is uninterested in settling with her baby's father or getting an abortion. After renting a room in a dingy London boarding house, Jane befriends the odd group of inhabitants and starts an affair with one boarder, Toby (Tom Bell). As Jane's pregnancy threatens her new relationship, and the reality of single motherhood approaches, she is forced to decide what to do about both her baby and her budding romance.

Cast: Leslie Caron, Tom Bell, Brock Peters, Avis Bunnage, Emlyn Williams, Cicely Courtneidge, Bernard Lee, Patricia Phoenix

Director: Bryan Forbes

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Romulus Films Ltd., British Lion Film Corporation [gb]

Keywords: Moving, Love, Gritty, 1960s, Doctor, Friendship, Growing up, Sacrifice, France, London

Awards

Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Samuel Goldwyn International Award
Nominated Actor
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Winner British Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)