Ladybird Ladybird (1994)

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Based on a true case, tells the story of a woman who had her four children placed in the care of social services because she lived with a violent boyfriend. She starts a new life with a gentle refugee from Paraguy, but when they have a baby, social workers intervene in her life again.

Film about Maggie, a Liverpudlian mother of four children living in London who meets Jorge, a man from Paraguay on a night out in a pub. They begin an affair and she tells him her past - a series of abusive relationships and the intervention of the social services who took her children into care. She starts a new life with Jorge and becomes pregnant by him but when the baby is born the social services once again intervene in her life. [Based on a true story].

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