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Second Best
(1994)

Country: UK

Genre: Drama

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Graham Holt is a lonely middle-aged man who runs a postal substation in a small village in England. He decides to adopt a son. James is the troubled boy he gets with the assistance of social worker Debbie. James has been in an orphanage for years since his mother committed suicide. He adores his outlaw father John, sent to prison not long after the mother's death. Can James learn to love Graham? Can Graham settle for being second best?

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Along with L'enfance nue, Foster Child and Márta Mészáros' Adoption, this is probably the best, most honest adoption-related film ever made.

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