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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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An exhausting, cathartic emotional experience.
19 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a minimalist filmed version of a "Look Back in Anger" production originally directed for the stage by Judi Dench. It may also be Kenneth Branagh's finest screen performance. For a full two hours, Branagh is Jimmy Porter, the man you want to hate but can't help loving. He is one of the educated lower class, burdened by ego and unfulfilled potential. He is also an urban lion with a huge heart and treacherous claws.


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