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Morgan! (1966)
"Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Fantasy  -  January 1966 (UK)
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After his wife leaves him for another man, a London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.

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Morgan Delt is a failed and irresponsible left-wing artist whose Communist parents own a fish and chips shop in downmarket London. He is also an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, incarceration in a lunatic asylum. Written by alfiehitchie

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Final feature film of 'Newton Blick' who died before the film came out. See more »

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Crew reflected in the window of the car that Leonie gets into at the start of the film. See more »

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Morgan Delt: [places skeleton on bed] Man is born to sorrow...
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Desperate Moment
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Music by Kenneth Essex
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A film that acheives what it sets out to be. It is an immature and unreasonable storyline that takes no account for anyones feelings but those of our hero, Morgan... But 1966 was a time of big brush strokes, not subtle pointers. Most of the situations and characters are cardboard and stereotypical, but done with a sense of style and flair that allows you not to get bogged down in it all. When at the end of the film, the seemingly battered and beaten Morgan still has the clenched fist of rebellion, it's time for a hot cocoa and then off to bed clutching Das Kapital in your rebellious mitts, with a wistful smile on your face for the simple values of yesteryear, when it was good versus evil. I gave it 9 0ut of 10. Very watchable and great fun


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