The fifteen streets ; The man who cried

Catherine Cookson (based on the work of), David Wheatley (director), Michael Whyte (director)
The fifteen streets / directed by David Wheatley (105 min. (1989))
The man who cried / directed by Michael Whyte (150 min. (1993))
The fifteen streets ; The man who cried
Based on the work of
Catherine Cookson
David Wheatley Michael Whyte
Dutch Filmworks, 2012
2 dvd-video's
Playing time
255 min.
Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld

About Catherine Cookson

Dame Catherine Ann Cookson, DBE (née McMullen; 20 June 1906 – 11 June 1998) was a British author. She is in the top 20 of the most widely read British novelists, with sales topping 100 million, while retaining a relatively low profile in the world of celebrity writers. Her books were inspired by her deprived youth in County Durham, North East England, the setting for her novels. With 103 titles written in her own name or two other pen names, she is one of the most prolific British novelists.

Early life

Cookson, registered as Catherine Ann Davies, was born on 20 June 1906 at 5 Leam Lane in Tyne Dock, South Shields, County Durham, England. She was known as "Katie" as a child. She moved to East Jarrow, which would become the setting for one of her best-known novels, The Fifteen Streets. The illegitimate child of an alcoholic named Kate Fawcett, she grew up thinking her unm…Read more on Wikipedia