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Look Back in Anger (1989)

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A love triangle develops between a smart disaffected working-class husband Jimmy, his reserved upper-middle-class wife Alison and her arrogant best friend Helena.

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A love triangle develops between a smart disaffected working-class husband Jimmy, his reserved upper-middle-class wife Alison and her arrogant best friend Helena.

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The original Broadway production of "Look Back in Anger" by John Osborne opened at the Lyceum Theater in New York on October 1, 1957, ran for 407 performances and was nominated for the 1958 Tony Award for the Best Play. See more »

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A great movie as relevant today as when the play was written
18 April 2000 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

"Look back in Anger" is one of the most celebrated plays of modern drama. It is rightfully regarded as a milestone in english theater. This movie does justice to it. Academy Award winner Judi Dench does a wonderful job directing this play. She gets a lot of help from a wonderful cast though. Kenneth Branagh is outstanding as Jimmy. He really brings the character to life. Emma Thompson also delivers an excellent performance as his long-suffering wife. Gerald Horan is equally impressive. A must for theater fans. It may seem too stagy to some, but still, nobody can deny it's importance.


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