Look Back In Anger

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1959
  • Running time: 98 min
Jimmy, a disaffected university graduate living in an industrial Midlands town, kicks back at the social establishment around him and the middle-class aspirations of his wife, Alison. Earning a scant living as a local market trader, Jimmy is increasingly... read more
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Jimmy, a disaffected university graduate living in an industrial Midlands town, kicks back at the social establishment around him and the middle-class aspirations of his wife, Alison. Earning a scant living as a local market trader, Jimmy is increasingly bitter about his situation while Alison faces the brunt of his resentment. Their already troubled marriage reaches a crisis point when an old friend of Alison lodges with the couple and soon becomes the object of Jimmy’s aggression and attention.

Original Release

05/28/1959

Cast

Claire Bloom Helena Charles
Mary Ure Alison Porter
Richard Burton Jimmy Porter
Edith Evans Mrs. Tanner
Gary Raymond Cliff Lewis
Donald Pleasence Hurst
Glen Byam Shaw Colonel Redfern
Nigel Davenport 1st. Commercial Traveller
George Devine Doctor
Alfred Lynch 2nd. Commercial Traveller
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tony Richardson

Writers

John Osborne, Nigel Kneale

Cast

Claire Bloom Helena Charles
Mary Ure Alison Porter
Richard Burton Jimmy Porter
Edith Evans Mrs. Tanner
Gary Raymond Cliff Lewis
Donald Pleasence Hurst
Glen Byam Shaw Colonel Redfern
Nigel Davenport 1st. Commercial Traveller
George Devine Doctor
Alfred Lynch 2nd. Commercial Traveller
Walter Hudd Actor
Toke Townley Spectacled Man
John Dearth Pet Stall Man
Michael Balfour Picky Shopper
Chris Barber And His Band
Abner Biberman Attacked Cultist, in movie
Charles Saynor 2nd Stallholder
Steven Scott 3rd Stallholder
Jack Sharp Man in Market
Stanley Van Beers Stage Manager

Producers

Editors

Richard Best, Bert Bates

1960 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
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