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Controversial 60s drama Baby Love on DVD in January

17 December 2014

Network Distributing have announced the January DVD release of the 1968 Baby Love, a rarely seen and controversial feature that marked the big-screen debut not only of future Hammer and Confessionsā€¦ star Linda Hayden, but also of BAFTA and Emmy award-winning director Alastair Reid (Traffik, Selling Hitler).

Also starring Diana Dors and Keith Barron, Baby Love charts the implosion of a middle-class family in the presence of an emotionally deprived, sexually provocative teenage girl. The film remains compelling, genre-defying and startlingly original more than four decades after its initial release.

Brought up in slums, 15-year-old Luci is orphaned when her mother commits suicide. A successful doctor who was once in love with her mother invites Luci to live with him and his family in their luxurious home. While she quickly develops a taste for her new comfortable life, her resentment grows for the society that she feels was responsible for her circumstances. Little by little, Luci seduces everyone around her, as she sets out to destroy her adoptive family.

Presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original elements, Baby Love will be released on UK DVD on 26th January 2015 by Network Distributing as part of 'The British Film' collection at the RRP of Ā£9.99.

Extra features will include:

  • Image gallery

  • Press material PDF