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Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

 -  Drama  -  8 September 1971 (USA)
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

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Alex Greville
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Bob Elkin
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Mrs. Greville
Tony Britton ...
George Harding
Maurice Denham ...
Mr. Greville
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Answering Service Lady
Vivian Pickles ...
Alva Hodson
Frank Windsor ...
Bill Hodson
Thomas Baptiste ...
Prof. Johns
Richard Pearson ...
Patient
June Brown ...
Woman Patient
Hannah Norbert ...
Daniel's Mother
Harold Goldblatt ...
Daniel's Father
Marie Burke ...
Aunt Astrid
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as the mood takes him. Both Alex and Dr Hirsh are aware of the other's existence but prefer to live with the situation rather than risk losing Elkin completely. But a wet winter weekend in London can be difficult. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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It's about three decent people. They will break your heart.

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Un dimanche comme les autres  »

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The story is based on John Schlesinger's affair with the actor John Steiner. See more »

Quotes

Alex: Is this milk all right for Bob to drink?
Lucy: It's mummy's.
Alex: I'm sure she won't mind.
Lucy: It's *mummy's*, for John-Stuart. He's not *weaned* yet.
Alex: Oh.
Bob: [gags] Oh, my God.
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Referenced in That '70s Show: Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1998) See more »

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Soave sia il vento
From Così fan tutte No. 10 Terzettino
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed by Pilar Lorengar, Yvonne Minton and Barry McDaniel
Daniel listens to a phonograph recording of the opera while alone in his living room on Friday night; also played over the end credits
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Should have received a Best Picture nomination
6 August 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I recently saw Sunday, Bloody Sunday and thought it was brilliant. I was suprised it came out in 1971, it is definitely ahead of its time. The highlight of the movie is Peter Finch's role - it took guts to take a role like this back then. I'm glad he eventually went on to win the oscar for Network.


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