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Wonderwall (1968)

TV-MA | | Drama | 12 January 1969 (UK)
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The eccentric professor Oscar Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When a model (Penny Lane) and her photographer boyfriend move in next to him, he becomes fascinated... See full summary »

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Joe Massot

Writers:

Gérard Brach (story), Guillermo Cabrera Infante (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack MacGowran ... Prof. Oscar Collins
Jane Birkin ... Penny Lane
Irene Handl ... Mrs. Peurofoy
Richard Wattis ... Perkins
Iain Quarrier ... Young Man
Beatrix Lehmann ... Mother
Brian Walsh Brian Walsh ... Photographer
Sean Lynch ... Riley
Bee Duffell Bee Duffell ... Mrs. Charmer
Noel Trevarthen ... Policeman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marijke Koger Marijke Koger ... (as 'The Fool')
Josje Leeger Josje Leeger ... (as 'The Fool')
Simon Posthuma Simon Posthuma ... (as 'The Fool')
Suki Potier Suki Potier ... Girl at party
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Storyline

The eccentric professor Oscar Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When a model (Penny Lane) and her photographer boyfriend move in next to him, he becomes fascinated with her. He drills holes in the walls and ceiling and peeps on her day and night. He loses himself in daydreams and delusions. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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...LET YOUR MIND WONDER...

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1969 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Parede do Escândalo See more »

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Star Jack MacGowran was referred for the role of Oscar by writer Gérard Brach and director Roman Polanski, during production of The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) in which he also played an eccentric professor. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Oscar Collins: [talking to his lab rats] Good night. Have a nice weekend.
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Referenced in Oasis Uncut (1997) See more »

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Incomprehensible Mess
7 December 2006 | by bowdenj-1See all my reviews

This film is a piece of pretentious, pseudo-psychedelic crap. It is bad even for the sixties (and, being a child of the sixties, I've seen it all)! As for the soundtrack, George Harrison was right - he didn't know anything about movie music. Of course, all the people who slobber all over anything related to the Beatles will call the soundtrack a work of genius, but it's a perfect match for this dismal attempt at....what? Certainly, Harrison was a gifted guitarist (and Ringo was a pretty good drummer), but not everything the Beatles touched was magic (witness Hey Jude and Let It Be - two pieces of absolute twaddle to which no one would have given a second listen had they been written and performed by anyone else. However, I will say this in defense of Harrison: no one could have written a soundtrack that could have saved this piece of dreck.


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