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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 sorry.
Alison Porter: Get out.
Jimmy Porter: You think I did it on purpose?
Alison Porter: Clear out of my sight!

Helena Charles: If you'd stop thinking about yourself for just one moment, I'll tell you something I think you ought to know. You wife is going to have a baby!
Helena Charles: Well? Doesn't that mean anything? Even to you?
Jimmy Porter: [pause] If you'd permit me to interrupt your... female wisdom, there's something perhaps you ought to know. I don't care! I don't care if she's going to have a baby. I don't care if it has 2 heads!
Jimmy Porter: Well, do I disgust you? Go on, slap my face! I just came back from seeing somebody I love very much go through the sordid process of dying. And you expect me to be overcome with awe because some stupid, cruel girl is going to have a BABY?
Jimmy Porter: Now the performance is over. Now leave me alone - and get out, you evil-minded little virgin!

Jimmy Porter: I want to be there when your face is rubbed in the mud. There's nothing else I can hope for any more, there's nothing else I want anymore.
Helena Charles: There's a call for you downstairs.
Jimmy Porter: Can't be anything good.

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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.
Alfred Lynch was initially cast in another part.
The first film of Nigel Davenport.
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