The Law of the Playground
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1982 film starring Ian McKellen as Walter, a mentally handicapped man. This was the first film to be shown on Channel 4 in England. Highlights include;
"on his first night in a mental hospital, he is sexually molested by a paraplegic dwarf"
"Finding his mother dead in bed, and unable to comprehend what has happened, Walter moves his pigeons into her bedroom, keeping a vigil while her body becomes progressively covered in bird droppings"
Walter became synonymous with Joey Deacon.
Here's the imdb link - why not submit a review? We'll be watching that page... Christ, you can buy it, too!
approved Jul 9 2004, submitted Apr 24 2004 by Bryan G-L