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Limb & Spinal Conditions: Major Films   no photo.
TitleAscendancy (1983)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityLimb Speaking Impaired Disability as metaphor
CountryUK
Length92
GenreDrama
Rating?
DirectorEdward Bennett
CastIan Charleson Julie Covington Susan Engel Philip Locke Philomena McDonagh Kieran Montague Rynagh O'Grady John Phillips Jeremy Sinden
NotesSet shortly after WWI, a young woman's body reacts to the British/Irish troubles. After her brother's death she loses feeling in her right arm. As tension between Catholics and Protestants increase she becomes speaking impaired.

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