Lucky (1974)

02/05/1974 (GB)
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“Set in Liverpool in the early 70s, the film tells the story of Samuel 'lucky' Ubooto, a half African, half Irish man in his 20s whose decidedly unlucky career as a criminal has resulted in a series of stretches in prison for theft. The story follows Lucky on the day of his release from his latest sentence. As he wanders around Liverpool, not really belonging anywhere, it becomes clear that he is still waiting for his father, a man who has long since abandoned Lucky and his family, to return and take him back 'home' to Africa.” - Richard Parkin

  1. Gordon Flemyng


  2. Alun Owen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Barber

    Paul Barber

    Sam ‘Lucky’ Ubootu

  2. Frederick Treves

    Prison governor

  3. Michael Sheard

    Michael Sheard

    Prison officer

  4. Frank Moorey

    Frank Moorey

    Mr. Oliphant

  5. Doreen Sloane

    Shop assistant

  6. Alan Erasmus

    Alan Erasmus


  7. Anna Manahan


  8. Peter Kerrigan

    Peter Kerrigan

    Det. Sgt. Williams

  9. John Batty

    Police driver

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Status Released

Original Language English

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