Jimmy is a self-loathing and frustrated musician who works at a candy shop. He takes out his rage on his long suffering wife and his business partner and best friend, who lives next door. Jimmy’s marital problems come to a head when his wife discovers that she’s pregnant and one of her friends, an actress, comes to stay with them. Based on the play, the story takes place in England in the 1950’s.
Director: Lindsay Anderson.
Writer: John Osborne (play).
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Lisa Banes, Fran Brill, Robert Burr, Raymond Hardie.
Many thanks to Alex (@TheDukeMitchell) for the big help acquiring and digitizing this film from VHS, also to Chris for the partial funding, a very rare Malcolm McDowell film now available to stream and download for the first time ever here on rarefilmm.