Scene from The Future is Unwritten

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Re: Scene from The Future is Unwritten

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revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 9:54am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:56am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:55am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:51am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:00am

Ok mate cheers.
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That looks like a scene from the movie "If" a 60s movie featuring Malcolm McDowel.
So IMDB says 7.5 stars what's yer take?
I really like it. I watched it years ago and it was hard to find but it's easy to find a copy today. The makers ran out of colour film stock at the third reel and so they used black and white. It's a cult classic.
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Re: Scene from The Future is Unwritten

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Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 10:01am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 9:54am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:56am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:55am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:51am


20200406_084742.jpg
That looks like a scene from the movie "If" a 60s movie featuring Malcolm McDowel.
So IMDB says 7.5 stars what's yer take?
I really like it. I watched it years ago and it was hard to find but it's easy to find a copy today. The makers ran out of colour film stock at the third reel and so they used black and white. It's a cult classic.
Thanks I'll look for it. I noticed some scenes in color was wondering what that was about. Its funny how stuff like that was such a finite resource at one point.

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Re: Scene from The Future is Unwritten

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Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 10:01am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 9:54am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:56am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:55am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:51am


20200406_084742.jpg
That looks like a scene from the movie "If" a 60s movie featuring Malcolm McDowel.
So IMDB says 7.5 stars what's yer take?
I really like it. I watched it years ago and it was hard to find but it's easy to find a copy today. The makers ran out of colour film stock at the third reel and so they used black and white. It's a cult classic.
I like it too. I think there's a Criterion edition, isn't there?
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Re: Scene from The Future is Unwritten

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Kory wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 1:23pm
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 10:01am
revbob wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 9:54am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:56am
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 8:55am


That looks like a scene from the movie "If" a 60s movie featuring Malcolm McDowel.
So IMDB says 7.5 stars what's yer take?
I really like it. I watched it years ago and it was hard to find but it's easy to find a copy today. The makers ran out of colour film stock at the third reel and so they used black and white. It's a cult classic.
I like it too. I think there's a Criterion edition, isn't there?
Yes mate correct.
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Lindsay Anderson films = big influence on Mick and Joe both.

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TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 5:19pm
Lindsay Anderson films = big influence on Mick and Joe both.
Isn't the start of Magic Suitcase(live version) from the film soundtrack or am i imagining it?

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Also i didn't realise that Oh Lucky Man and Britannia Hospital were sequels

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"If" is a great film. Left a big impression on me as a youngster.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Thanks everyone I'll have to give it a look.

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just rewatched recently and it holds up beautifully. streaming on Criterion channel at the moment..

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white man wrote:
07 Apr 2020, 3:37am
Also i didn't realise that Oh Lucky Man and Britannia Hospital were sequels
Sort of, impressionistically. Malcolm McDowell’s character has the same name (Mick Travis) but doesn’t necessarily share the same past. Also, O! Lucky Man was Helen Mirren’s first film. Great song score from Alan Price.

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