R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set right after World War II, a naive teenage girl joins a shabby theatre troupe in Liverpool. During a winter production of Peter Pan, the play quickly turns into a dark metaphor for youth... See full summary »
Georgina Cates had unsuccessfully auditioned for the part of Stella under her real name of Clare Woodgate. Frustrated, she dyed her hair, reinvented herself as a 16-year-old Liverpool girl called "Georgina Cates", and landed the role.
It's been awful. There was this man who seduced me. It wasn't my fault.
Stella: I'm learning, Mother! I'm just bending down to tie a shoelace. Everyone else is waiting around the corner.
When O'Hara is running down the wharf in 1947, there is a modern car carrier (ship) in the background.