The Arbor (2010)

The Arbor was released on DVD on September 6, 2011
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Andrea Dunbar was described as ‘a genius straight from the slums.’ The unflinchingly honest playwright wrote about her distressing upbringing on the Arbor, the notorious Buttershaw Estate in Bradford, UK. When she died tragically in 1990 at the age of 29, Andrea left behind her plays and three children by three different men. Although Lorraine, Andrea’s oldest daughter, acquired a knack for writing, she was unable to avoid a grim fate of her own. This documentary follows Lorraine and her other siblings on a powerful journey of reflection and self-discovery as they begin to understand the struggles their mother faced. Comprised of personal letters; interviews with Andrea’s family and friends; and a reading of her most celebrated play; The Arbor is as innovative in its construction and execution as it is heartbreakingly compelling

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US DVD Release Date September 6, 2011
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
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Complete Movie Details

Run time 95 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date September 6, 2011
Actors Manjinder Virk, Christine Bottomley, Monica Dolan, Jimi Mistry
Directed by Clio Barnard
Studio Strand Releasing
MPAA Not-Rated (Unrated)
Gross $21,268
Genre(s) Documentary
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