Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Ian Buruma on John Schlesinger

11m

Up Next in Directed by John Schlesinger

  • A Kind of Loving

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1962 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird

    John Schlesinger’s moving debut feature traces the relationship that develops between Vic (Alan Bates, in his first starring role), a young draftsman, and Ingrid (June Ritchie), a typist who works ...

  • Billy Liar

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1963 • United Kingdom
    Starring Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie

    Tom Courtenay gives a flawlessly nuanced performance as Billy Fisher, the underachieving undertaker’s assistant whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname “Billy Liar.” Jul...

  • Darling

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1965 • United Kingdom
    Starring Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey

    Julie Christie won a best actress Oscar for her star-making performance as a restless model ascending the social ladder of swinging-sixties London as she bounces between affairs with two m...