If.... (1968) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • In an indictment of the British public school system, we follow Mick and his mostly younger friends through a series of indignities and occasionally abuse as any fond feelings toward these schools are destroyed. When Mick and his friends rebel, violently, the catch phrase, "which side would you be on" becomes quite stark.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • Mick Travis is in his final year at a posh English public school and hates every minute of it. Everyone at the school is bullied - younger students are bullied by older students and the teaching staff bully all of them. Mick hates it - the outdated traditions, the beatings from the teachers, the silliness of the games they are forced to play. When the opportunity arises, MIck and his friends have a surprise for parents and other guests.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.

    - Written by Col Needham <cn@imdb.com>


Set in a British independent boys boarding school in the late 1960s (most of the scenes were filmed at Cheltenham College in Gloucestershire...

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