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Under Milk Wood (1972)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  21 January 1973 (USA)
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This is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) ... See full summary »

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This is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of Blind Captain cat. This is a true "Classic" of modern British writing with a wonderful, mischievous use of language. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Although two married couples - Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole and Siân Phillips - are among the cast of the film, neither couple is ever seen on screen together. However, Peter O'Toole and Elizabeth Taylor appear together in a very steamy bedroom scene. See more »

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14 January 2004 | by (The North West of England) – See all my reviews

This film is cool, but the 17 year old looks about 30. I think the film is at times bizarre but at other times an everyday life story. Elizabeth Taylor (Butterfield 8) is badly cast but O'Toole is fantastic as the blind fisherman. Never sentimental, at times a little hard going, but rewarding. Not worth watching for anyone under 15 though, very difficult bits involved, even if you are very clever.


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