'The Outcast' is based on Sadie Jones’ debut novel of the same name and tells the story of ten year Lewis Aldridge who witnesses his mother’s tragic death. His emotionally distant father struggles to deal with the situation and soon remarries.
Lewis is taunted about the circumstances surrounding his mother’s death and begins to self-harm. And subsequently sets the local church on fire and is sent to prison. Once released from prison, he has increasingly complicated relationships with the women in his life including his stepmother as he struggles to face his demons.
- Type of film
- Running Time
- 179 mins
- Iain Softley
- Morgana Sneddon
- Principal Cast
- George MacKay, Jessica Brown Finlay
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Last updated 11th November 2015