Wish You Were Here Poster

Release Date: July 24th, 1987

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 2004

R|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Unabashedly hedonistic and foul-mouthed, Lynda Mansell (Emily Lloyd) is a restless teen living in a small coastal English town. Lynda is seemingly out to shock people with her rebellious behavior, but she is also reeling from the death of her mother, and her father (Geoffrey Hutchings) is proving to be woefully ineffective in guiding her. Eventually, Lynda becomes pregnant by her dad's much-older friend, Eric (Tom Bell), which causes a scandal in the community.

Cast: Emily Lloyd, Tom Bell, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin, Geoffrey Hutchings, Charlotte Barker, Chloe Leland, Jesse Birdsall

Director: David Leland

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Emotional, 1980s, England, Friend, Father, Growing up, Cheeky


Nominated Score for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)
Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)