MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,967 this week

Wonderwall (1968)

 |  Drama  |  12 January 1969 (UK)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 417 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 16 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 315 titles
created 01 Jun 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 26 Jun 2013
 
a list of 58 titles
created 21 Nov 2013
 
a list of 1883 titles
created 14 May 2014
 
a list of 35 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Wonderwall" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Wonderwall (1968)

Wonderwall (1968) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wonderwall.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

May Morning (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A dramatic and penetrating examination of the intellectual and moral standards existing at Oxford University, England, in the early 1970s.

Director: Ugo Liberatore
Stars: Jane Birkin, Alessio Orano, John Steiner
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An enterprising young prostitute decides to become her own corporation.

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Jane Birkin, Patrick Dewaere, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont, Elisabeth Wiener and Emma Cohen are 4 pretty girls rooming together. After witnessing and accidentally helping several thugs get away with a heist, the women... See full summary »

Director: Richard Balducci
Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Elisabeth Wiener, Jane Birkin
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Jeanne lives in Paris and believes she is the reincarnation of Don Juan. She visits a priest and tells him she has killed a man. He comes to her elegant flat - her father has died leaving ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Mathieu Carrière
La Piscine (1969)
Certificate: GP Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. Marianne invites former lover, Harry and his teenage daughter, Penelope to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.

Director: Jacques Deray
Stars: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The petite waitress Johnny works and lives in a truck-stop, where she's lonely and longs for love. She develops a crush on the garbage truck driver Krassky, although her sleazy boss Boris ... See full summary »

Director: Serge Gainsbourg
Stars: Jane Birkin, Joe Dallesandro, Hugues Quester
Sex-Power (1970)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Henry Chapier
Stars: Alain Noury, Juliette Villard, Jane Birkin
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.

Director: André Cayatte
Stars: Pascale Audret, Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg
Space Riders (1988)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Joe Massot
Stars: Barry Sheene, Gavan O'Herlihy, Toshiya Ito
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Eddy Matalon
Stars: Jane Birkin, Michael Dunn, Bernard Fresson
Certificate: GP Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling... See full summary »

Director: Abraham Polonsky
Stars: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Jane Birkin
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Prof. Oscar Collins
...
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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suki Potier ...
Girl at party
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

...LET YOUR MIND WONDER...

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 1969 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Parede do Escândalo  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Tabla and Pakavaj
Written and Recorded by George Harrison
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Psychedelic Oddyssey
19 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wonderwall is certainly a period piece from 1968. The plot concerns a lonely old college professor,played by Jack McGowan, who periodically spies on his attractive,young fashion model,played by Jane Berkin (star of many a French film),thru a hole in the wall. The professor starts to drill more holes in his wall,so he can view her from various perspectives. The film earns it's kudos from it's production values,it's use of colour (the professor's flat is a dreary,colourless one,while the model's flat is a burst of psychedelic colours). This little seen film fared poorly in the U.K. & even worse in the U.S.,before it was promptly forgotten in the dustbin of ignored films. Pity....it would have made for a most fitting addition to the rank of midnight movies in the early to mid 1970's. One didn't have to partake of various mind expanding drugs to enjoy this odd little film, but it sure didn't hurt. The film's director was Joe Massot,who would be more recognized nearly a decade later as the co-director of 'Led Zepplin:The Song Remains The Same' (he directed the "fantasy" sequences featuring the members of Led Zepplin,as well as their then manager,Peter Grant, that for some managed to pad the film out way beyond it's two hour,plus running time). The most notable aspect of this film is the musical score,which was composed by George Harrison,who wanted it to sound as much anti Beatle as possible (and succeeded). A brand new print of this forgotten film was re-discovered a few years back,restored with a punchy sounding soundtrack & re-released. Worth seeking out. No MPAA rating here,but contains a bit of peek-a-boo nudity & adult situations which could have earned it an 'R' rating back in 1968


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
top-flight psychedelia, all-round bobbycormier
DVD of Wonderwall beeflin
Cool film,great soundtrack badger-14
Was that Beatle John Lennon? hockeynut16
some questions jemelend
msuic sweet music darost
Discuss Wonderwall (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?