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Year
1971
Runtime
116 min.
Director
Joseph Losey
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
7.3
Votes *
2,795
Checks
1,059
Favs
72
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
6.8% (1:15)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. CSSCHNEIDER's avatar

    CSSCHNEIDER

    A towering achievement in Period Drama. Dark and oppressive the narrative gives way to heightened emotional resonance as our young Mercury is used by everyone for their own gains and ultimately bares the burden of their sins for his unwitting compliance in their cruel games. 7 years 10 months ago
  2. Eldylabor's avatar

    Eldylabor

    The feeling is conveyed well enough, though the narrative can be confusing and the ending lacks the punch of the original writing. 2 years 11 months ago
  3. evildeadthing's avatar

    evildeadthing

    I remember trying to watch this. It was a colossal bore and I didn't get past 45 minutes. 9 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #37 in Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
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  2. This movie ranks #57 in BFI's Top 100 British Films
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  3. This movie ranks #91 in Time Out's The 100 Best British Films
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  4. This movie ranks #218 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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  5. This movie ranks #328 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #356 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #363 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #941 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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