In an indictment of the British public school system, we follow Mick and his mostly younger friends through a series of indignities and occasionally abuse as any fond feelings toward these schools are destroyed. When Mick and his friends rebel, violently, the catch phrase, "which side would you be on" becomes quite stark.
John Vogel <email@example.com>
Winner "Best Film" Cannes Film Festival
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As Mick begins shaving off his mustache, he has a large amount of cream on his chin and he makes the first strokes at the left side of his mouth. When he turns around to look at the poster, there is less foam and the right side of his mouth is clean. In further shots the amount of cream and shaving progress vary inconsistently too. See more
When do we live? That's what I want to know.
The film's opening prologue states: Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding PROVERBS IV:7 See more
In the UK, the BBFC requested that scenes of male and female frontal nudity be removed from the film in order to pass with an X certificate. The director removed the male frontals however, he negotiated with the BBFC and the female frontal nudity of a woman walking down a hallway was allowed. See more
Featured in The Hitch
from the "Missa Luba" (Philips Recording)
Sung by Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin (uncredited)
Conducted by Fr. Guido Haazen O.F.M (uncredited) See more