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Up the Junction (1968)

R  |   |  Drama  |  13 March 1968 (USA)
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Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed ... See full summary »

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Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea. She gets a flat and starts working in a factory and makes some friends there. One of her friends is pregnant but abortion is illegal ... Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Make people happy with your money. Spend it. See more »

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I Need Your Love
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Written by Mike Hugg and Manfred Mann
Sung by Adrienne Posta and Maureen Lipman
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Up the Junction
4 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of my all time favourite films. OK so the plot is not fantastic ( certainly better than some of the same era !! ), but anyone who loves the 60's will revel in its nostalgia, the cars, the buildings, the fashions.... simply superb!, it all harks back to a much more simpler, although harder way of life. I was born in the 60's & love the 50's/60,s era, this film started my interest in films of this time, so if you love this film then also see :- A KIND OF LOVING. LONELINESS OF A LONG DISTANCE RUNNER. POOR COW. LEATHER BOYS. CATHY COME HOME. Saturday NIGHT , Sunday MORNING. SMASHING TIME. HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH. BILLY LIAR. A TASTE OF HONEY. SPARROWS CANT SING. GIRL WITH GREEN EYES. A KID FOR 2 FARTHINGS. TO SIR WITH LOVE. So close the curtains, put the cat out, turn the lights off & watch this film.... you will be hooked, i promise !


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