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Directed by Lindsay Anderson • 1982 • United Kingdom
Starring Malcolm McDowell, Leonard Rossiter, John Moffatt
The final film in Lindsay Anderson’s Mick Travis trilogy is an audacious black comedy in which the recurring everyman played by Malcolm McDowell—now a reporter—finds himself caught in the madness as a crumbling hospital where sinister medical experiments are being performed prepares for a visit from the Queen Mother. Mixing wild satire with sci-fi surrealism, BRITANNIA HOSPITAL has proved polarizing since its release due to its unrelentingly scathing assault on the pillars of British society.