Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit


3h 1989

Brief Synopsis

An independent-minded girl grows up in working-class Lancashire, England, in the 1960s. She must deal with her domineering mother's religious fundamentalism and her own awakening sexuality.

Film Details

Release Date
1989
Production Company
BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films; Bbc Worldwide

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Synopsis

An independent-minded girl grows up in working-class Lancashire, England, in the 1960s. She must deal with her domineering mother's religious fundamentalism and her own awakening sexuality.

Film Details

Release Date
1989
Production Company
BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films; Bbc Worldwide

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States July 1990

Released in United States June 15, 1990

Released in United States November 25, 1989

Released in United States November 29, 1990

Released in United States September 1991

Shown at 1990 San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

Shown at London Film Festival (Panorama) November 25, 1989.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at 1990 San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.)

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown in New York City (Public Theater) as part of program "Against the Odds: BBC Drama 1975 - 1994" November 18 - December 27, 1994.)

Released in United States July 1990 (Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film/Video Festival July 6-12, 1990.)

Released in United States June 15, 1990 (Shown at New York International Festival of Lesbian and Gay Film in New York City June 15, 1990.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Prix Italia in Urbino September 18-29, 1991.)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 30 - May 13, 1990.)

Released in United States November 29, 1990

Released in United States November 25, 1989 (Shown at London Film Festival (Panorama) November 25, 1989.)

Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film/Video Festival July 6-12, 1990.

Shown at New York International Festival of Lesbian and Gay Film in New York City June 15, 1990.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.

Shown at Prix Italia in Urbino September 18-29, 1991.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 30 - May 13, 1990.

Received 1990 BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) award for Best Drama Series/Serial and Best Actress (Geraldine McEwan).

Originally broadcast on BBC as a three-part miniseries.