Adapted from the graphic novel by Joff Winterhart, it is a tender, funny coming-of-age story about single parenting and heavy metal. Sue works in a library. Daniel eats chips and listens to Metallica. This was the summer Daniel was due to spend with his dad and his dad's new wife in Florida. But when they cancel his trip at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies, and pursue their passions. Featuring original songs by Belle and Sebastian.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Parent and teenager -- Fiction.
Single mothers -- Fiction.
Women library employees -- Fiction.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Brydon, Rob, 1965- actor.
Cave, Earl, actor.
Dolan, Monica, actor.
Greig, Tamsin, 1967- actor.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Lowe, Alice, 1977- actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Winterhart, Joff. Days of the bagnold summer.