In Bill Douglas’ final reflection on childhood, we see Jamie as an adolescent - angry and bewildered, but playful, creative and affectionate. After a spell in foster care and a homeless shelter, he is conscripted into the RAF and sent to Egypt. Befriended by Robert, Jamie finds redemption in his new friendship. Their undemanding companionship releases Jamie from self-pity and allows him to pursue his artistic ambition. Filled with unexpected humour and warmth, watch Jamie achieve ultimate victory over his circumstances.