09/15/2011 01:37 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Exclusive Documentary Clips Reveal Playwright's Painful Past

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By: Turnstyle News

Film festival-and-critical favorite, BAFTA-nominated The Arbor follows the life of playwright Andrea Dunbar and how childhood abuse and neglect shaped her voice. Filmmaker Clio Barnard has provided two clips exclusively to Turnstyle (below).

The film was recently screened in San Francisco and can be purchased on DVD in the UK.

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