Girl on Approval
Sheila's fourteen. Her father abandoned her as a baby, her mum's in jail and she's stuck in a children's home. Every family that's tried to look after her has found her too difficult. Now Anne and John Howland want to foster Sheila. But if they can't make a home for her, her future looks bleak. Starring Academy Award®-nominated actress Rachel Roberts (THIS SPORTING LIFE, O LUCKY MAN!) as Anne and sensitively directed by Charles Frend (THE CRUEL SEA, SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC), GIRL ON APPROVAL is a major example of the British New Wave, a brilliant study of troubled lives.