the best kitchen sink drama

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1.
This Sporting Life (1963)
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Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live. (134 mins.)
“ aggressive drama ” - kabokim85
 
2.
Look Back in Anger (1959)
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A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ life so Compressed when u cant get any better job than working in a candy store ” - kabokim85
 
3.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
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A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child. (89 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
“ So bitter ” - kabokim85
 
4.
Billy Liar (1963)
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A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family. (98 mins.)
“ the use of real locations is more then perfect ” - kabokim85
 
5.
Kes (1969)
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A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon. (110 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Loach
“ sad life in Beautiful Country ” - kabokim85
 
6.
The Leather Boys (1964)
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An immature teenager marries a young biker but becomes disenchanted with the realities of working class marriage and her husband's relationship with his best friend. (108 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ Romeo and Romeo in the South London suburbs ” - kabokim85
 
7.
A Taste of Honey (1961)
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The moving story of a plain young girl who becomes pregnant by a black sailor, befriends a homosexual, and gradually becomes a woman. (101 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ You need somebody to love you while you're looking for somebody to love ” - kabokim85
 
8.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers. (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ a rebellious youth ” - kabokim85
 
9.
That Sinking Feeling (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea... (93 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
“ Despair becomes more convenient When you wrap Dreams ” - kabokim85
 
10.
Up the Junction (1968)
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Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A... (119 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
“ forbidden-love in forbidden city ” - kabokim85
 
11.
The L-Shaped Room (1962)
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Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits... (126 mins.)
Director: Bryan Forbes
“ Big performance of Leslie Caron ” - kabokim85