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Wonderwall (1968)

 |  Drama  |  12 January 1969 (UK)
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The eccentric professor Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When the model Penny moves in next to him, he becomes fascinated of her. He drills holes in her walls and... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Prof. Oscar Collins
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Penny Lane
Irene Handl ...
Mrs. Peurofoy
Richard Wattis ...
Perkins
Iain Quarrier ...
Young Man
Beatrix Lehmann ...
Mother
Brian Walsh ...
Photographer
Sean Lynch ...
Riley
Bee Duffell ...
Mrs. Charmer
Noel Trevarthen ...
Policeman
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Suki Potier ...
Girl at party
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The eccentric professor Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When the model Penny moves in next to him, he becomes fascinated of her. He drills holes in her walls and ceiling and peeps on her day and night. He loses himself in daydreams and delusions. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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...LET YOUR MIND WONDER...

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Virtually all the soundtrack music was instrumental, with only occasional voices (and those slowed down, or in a foreign language). One lyrical song, "In The First Place", was recorded but not submitted; George Harrison didn't think it would suit Joe Massot. Harrison was mistaken, as it turned out; when the record turned up as the movie was being restored, Massot happily added it to the soundtrack, and a single was belatedly issued. Harrison was pleased to see the record come out, having learned that former Remo Four member Colin Manley was suffering from cancer, and the royalty payments would help with his bills. (Manley died in April 1999.) See more »

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THE psychedelic masterpiece
1 June 2005 | by (springfield, ma) – See all my reviews

for me, the psychedelic equivalent of Citizen Kane must either be Wonderwall or else Conrad Rooks' Chappaqua. this film must be THE psychedelic masterpiece. it comes with incredible credentials. just check the credits. i was recently watching it with james t. rao (from the band Orange Cake Mix) & he said, "wow, this must be the BEST psychedelic film!" & we've watched almost EVERY film of this genre. don't take LSD & watch the film. or DO take LSD & watch the film. you'll find very little difference. the plot is touching & sentimental but with an edge. the "message" of this wonderful art film is complex & multi-layered & manifold. watch it a few times & see new things each time. "it's the lanolin that does it." the color is gorgeous. the DVD extras are incredible & include the director's first film (a short).

-bobby cormier


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