Jack Read, a working-class boy, wins a scholarship to a public school as part of a post-World War Two experiment in bringing boys of different social classes together. He meets much ... See full summary »
Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately one of them works in a funeral parlor... See full summary »
A small British army team is sent to destroy a German petrol dump as part of the preparation for a major attack in the North African campaign. Whilst they are there they spot a large number... See full summary »
Set in a German theatre after the Second World War, two British soldiers are holding a disparate and hostile band of refugees (displaced persons) in this theatre, prior to returning them to... See full summary »
Jack Read, a working-class boy, wins a scholarship to a public school as part of a post-World War Two experiment in bringing boys of different social classes together. He meets much snobbery along the way as he strives to earn acceptance from his fellow students and some of the teaching staff. Written by
Richard Attenborough plays it young with expletive!
This was the first movie that dared to use "arse" in the script. Young Attenborough was not that youthful even though his character was that of a schoolboy. The movie used academic extras from Kings College University for the rugby scenes which included the young Norman Fidler in an early role.
10 of 20 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?