“★★★★ – James Norton gives a subtly powerful performance” – The Observer
“★★★★ – Pasolini has created something very special indeed” – Cinevue
★★★★ – Empire | ★★★★ – The Times
One of British cinema’s most outstanding talents, James Norton (Happy Valley, Mr Jones) delivers a knockout performance in this touching drama about a father searching for a new home for his young son.
Inspired by true events, Nowhere Special is the story of 35-year-old window cleaner and single father, John, who has built his world around his son Michael since they were both abandoned by the child’s mother soon after his birth. This world is shattered, however, when John is given the devastating news that he has only months to live. Determined to ensure the best possible future for Michael after he is gone, John sets out to find a new family for his son with the time he has remaining.
Dir: Uberto Pasolini
Cast: Eileen O’Higgins, James Norton, Daniel Lamont
UK/Ita/Rom 2020, 92mins