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Prick Up Your Ears
Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears 1987


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Prick Up Your Ears 1987 15

109 mins United Kingdom Director. Stephen Frears

A celebration of outrageous British playwright Joe Orton’s irreverent and charismatic talent, starring Gary Oldman as Orton and Alfred Molina as his lover, Kenneth Halliwell. It is the controversial story of one of the young turks of the 1960s - from working class boy to national celebrity, from sexual innocent to grinning satyr, from penniless student to peer of the Beatles and icon of London’s swinging sixties. Orton made his success by mocking the rules of the establishment and lived his life ignoring them.

Directed by

Stephen Frears


Gary Oldman

Alfred Molina

Vanessa Redgrave


Biographical Historical drama


Based on the Book… Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Mark Kermode Introduces Flare LGBT


15 Contains strong language and sex references




United Kingdom



Production company

Zenith Productions

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