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Look Back in Anger (1989)

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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Judi Dench

Writer:

John Osborne
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kenneth Branagh ... Jimmy Porter
Emma Thompson ... Alison Porter
Gerard Horan Gerard Horan ... Cliff Lewis
Siobhan Redmond ... Helena Charles
Edward Jewesbury ... Colonel Redfern
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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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 December 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Milosc i gniew See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Emma Thompson were married at the time. See more »

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Referenced in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Payment in Blood (2002) See more »

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A great movie as relevant today as when the play was written
18 April 2000 | by CineMan-8See 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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