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British New Wave

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  • Look Back in Anger

    Directed by Tony Richardson • 1959 • United Kingdom
    Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure

    Based on the smash-hit play by John Osborne that inaugurated Britain’s “angry young men” literary movement, this touchstone of the British New Wave features a searing performance from Richard Burt...

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Directed by Karel Reisz • 1960 • United Kingdom
    Starring Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts

    Adapted by Alan Sillitoe from his own influential debut novel, this quintessential kitchen-sink drama was one of the first films to give voice to the discontent of Britain’s working class. ...