''The 14'' is a 1973 British
drama film In film and television show, television, drama is a category of narrative fiction (or docudrama, semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humour, humorous in tone. Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify ...
directed by David Hemmings and starring Jack Wild. It was also released as ''Existence'' and, in the United States, as ''The Wild Little Bunch''. It was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear. Its plot, based on fact, concerns the fate of fourteen children in West London who are orphaned after the death of their single mother.The Fourteen
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* Jack Wild as Reg * as The Mother * Liz Edmiston as Sylvia * Diana Beevers as Miss Field * Cheryl Hall as Reena * Anna Wing as Mrs. Booth * John Bailey (British actor), John Bailey as Mr. Sanders * Alun Armstrong as Tommy * Keith Buckley (actor), Keith Buckley as Mr. Whitehead * Tony Calvin as Father Morris * Chris Kelly (actor), Chris Kelly as Roy (as Christian Kelly) * Frank Gentry as Terry * Peter Newby as Billy * Paul Daly (actor), Paul Daly as Freddy * Richard Heywood (actor), Richard Haywood as John (as Richard Heyward) * Malcolm Tierney as Mr. Michael


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* 1973 films 1973 drama films 1973 independent films British drama films British films British independent films English-language films Films about dysfunctional families Films about grieving Films about orphans Films about poverty Films about siblings Films directed by David Hemmings Films set in London Films shot at Pinewood Studios {{indie-drama-film-stub