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Under Milk Wood (1972)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 21 January 1973 (USA)
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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A mi erdőnk alján  »

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In December 2012 the director of the film, Andrew Sinclair, has gifted its rights to the people of Wales. See more »

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Polly Garter: Oh! Come and get me, Mr Anybody!
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References Miranda (1948) See more »

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23 July 2002 | by (Mansfield UK) – See all my reviews

There is no way on earth that this film can ever compare visually with the lyrical lines written by Dylan Thomas.

Although it is nice to hear Burton speak the words of his great idol, the inclusion of Elizabeth Taylor as Rosie Probert is a mistake.

Full marks to Peter O'Toole for a fine effort as Captain Cat.


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