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Look Back in Anger (1959) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Gordon Scott and Harry Saltzman.

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Look Back in Anger (1959)

By Beatrice on Nov 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Look Back in Anger Directed by Tony Richardson Written by Nigel Kneale and John Osborne from Osborne’s play 1959/UK Orion/Woodfall Film Productions Repeat viewing/FilmStruck Jimmy Porter was the first of Britain’s?Angry Young Men. ?In Richard Burton’s hands, he comes off less as... Read full article


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Jimmy Porter: I'm getting hungry.
Cliff Lewis: You're a bloody pig.
Jimmy Porter: You're like a sex maniac only with you it's food - you'll end up in the News of the World, you wait - James Porter, 25, was bound over last night after pleading guilty to interfering with a small cabbage and a tin of beans. The accused said he hadn't been feeling well for some time and had been having blackouts.


Helena Charles: Never used to know whether he was joking or being serious.
Cliff Lewis: He doesn't know himself half the time - if in doubt mark it down as an insult.


Jimmy Porter: Are you a good actress?
Helena Charles: Oh really!
Jimmy Porter: Since we're going to have you for 2 solid weeks I only hope its going to be worthwhile, that it adds to the sum of human happiness.


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The film's failure was largely attributed to the miscasting of Richard Burton, since at 33 he was clearly too old and too obviously capable to play Jimmy Porter.
The first film of Alfred Lynch.
Alfred Lynch was initially cast in another part.
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