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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 ... 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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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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Version of Look Back in Anger (1959) 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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