Tired of her comfortable life in Chelsea Polly (Suzy Kendall TO SIR WITH LOVE) decides to go slumming in Battersea to see how the other half lives. She soon settles into her new digs gets a job at a factory and makes some friends. When one of those friends accidentally falls pregnant Polly is awakened to the reality that abortion is illegal and can only be gotten through shady back-street dealings. Controversial at the time of its release due to the uncomfortable subject matter UP THE JUNCTION presents a gritty unappealing view of working class life in Britain and calls to mind such kitchen sink dramas as Mike Leighs VERA DRAKE and SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. Based on the novel of the same name by Nell Dunn.
Release Date: 18 August 2008
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 114 minutes
Production Year: 1968
Main Language: English