Walter and June Poster

Release Date: 1983

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Walter (Ian McKellen) is a mentally disabled man who depends on his parents for his survival. So when his mother and father die, Walter's future is thrown into question. With nowhere to go, Walter is put into a poorly run state mental institution. In these new, harsh surroundings, Walter befriends a schizophrenic woman named June (Sarah Miles). As their bond grows, the pair's affection turns to romance -- and soon they plot their escape from the hospital, hoping to begin a new life in London.

Cast: Ian McKellen, Sarah Miles, John Czeslaw

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1980s, Escape, Love, London, Gritty, Love interest, Emotional, Transformation