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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.

Director:

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:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 December 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Milosc i gniew See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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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Version of BBC Play of the Month: Look Back in Anger (1976) See more »

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I HATED this movie
1 July 2015 | by crazymaniac490See all my reviews

Sooooo, I saw this movie thinking, oh, Judi Dench is directing it and Kenneth Brannagh and Emma Thompson play the leads, how can we go wrong? I don't know, let's just make it so ABSOLUTELY NOTHING HAPPENS. Brannagh is the only actor trying, Emma Thompson is completely wasted and the whole movie is a chore to watch. The whole movie takes place in one flat, which isn't a bad thing, but the whole movie is just boring. The only saving grace is Kenneth Brannagh, he gives a good performance, nothing Oscar winning, just solid enough to earn credit from me. So I can't fault him for that. At the end of the day, this is a movie that might not be THAT bad, but it's hard to watch as it's 2 hours of not much happening. Judi Dench, stick to acting, you're incredible at that.

1/5 Stars


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