In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver. Read More »
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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) Karel Reisz, Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Drama, Romance
Arthur, one of Britain’s angry young men of the 1960s, is a hardworking factory worker who slaves all week at his mindless job for his modest wages. Read More »
Picknick am Valentinstag / Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) Peter Weir, Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Three students and a school teacher disappear on an excursion to Hanging Rock, in Victoria, on Valentine’s Day, 1900. Widely (and incorrectly) regarded as being based on a true story, the movie follows those that disappeared, and those that stayed behind, but it delights in the asking of questions, not the answering of them.
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