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Look Back in Anger (1980)

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Jimmy is a self-loathing and frustrated musician who works at a candy shop. He takes out his rage on his long suffering wife and his business partner and best friend, who lives next door. ... See full summary »

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Jimmy is a self-loathing and frustrated musician who works at a candy shop. He takes out his rage on his long suffering wife and his business partner and best friend, who lives next door. Jimmy's marital problems come to a head when his wife discovers that she's pregnant and one of her friends, an actress, comes to stay with them. Based on the play, the story takes place in England in the 1950's. Written by Liza Esser <essereli@student.msu.edu>

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Brilliant Film, McDowell at his Best
28 February 2001 | by (Westchester, NY) – See all my reviews

No one's ever heard of this film, and no one will ever visit this page, but this is a film that no longer can be made. The writer, the director, and the star represent a time that is past. John Osborne and Lindsay Anderson are dead, and McDowell, lacking directors of Anderson's and Stanley Kubrick's genius, has never made a film as good since.

The script, taken from Osborne's play, and McDowell's acting are a fountain of champagne.

The story may alienate some people, but the trick is to try to view Jimmy Porter more as a victim than as a victimizer.


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