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Ulysses (1967)

Not Rated | | Drama | June 1967 (UK)
James Joyce's masterpiece incarnated: The story of two seperated Dublin wanderers, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, struggling to control their personal lives.

Director:

Joseph Strick

Writers:

Fred Haines (screenplay), James Joyce (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Milo O'Shea ... Leopold Bloom
Barbara Jefford ... Molly
Maurice Roëves ... Stephen Dedalus
T.P. McKenna ... Buck Mulligan
Anna Manahan Anna Manahan ... Bella Cohen
Chris Curran Chris Curran ... Myles Crawford
Fionnula Flanagan ... Gerty MacDowell (as Fionnuala Flanagan)
Geoffrey Golden Geoffrey Golden ... The Citizen
Martin Dempsey Martin Dempsey ... Simon Dedalus
Eddie Golden Eddie Golden ... Martin Cunningham
Maire Hastings Maire Hastings ... Mary Driscoll
David Kelly ... Garrett Deasy
Graham Lines Graham Lines ... Haines
Desmond Perry Desmond Perry ... Bantam Lyons (as Des Perry)
Rosaleen Linehan Rosaleen Linehan ... Nurse Callan
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Storyline

Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by a funeral and an evening of drinking and revelry that stirs paternal feelings toward Stephen, ends with a rapprochement with Molly, his earthy wife. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Trivia

The film attracted controversy on its original release due to an early use of the word "fuck." See more »

Quotes

Buck Mulligan: Thus spake Zarathustra!
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Alternate Versions

The "Original Cut" has a 6-minute black-screen-with-music-only introduction, which seems to act as an overture. See more »

Connections

Version of Bloom (2003) See more »

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I think this is the best they could do with the material
21 February 2000 | by writingySee all my reviews

Ulysses as a film should in no way be compared with the novel, for they are two entirely different entities. However, that being said, the film still manages to maintain many of the elements that made the book work, but since it is a visual medium, it is more difficult to pull of stream-of-consciousness. I think this is the best film they could have made with the material... and this is from someone that routinely rants about films not being like their literary counterparts. I recommend the book, but the movie is still entertaining.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Alucinação de Ulisses See more »

Filming Locations:

Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland See more »

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Mono | 4-Track Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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