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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.

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Directed by

Stephen Frears

Featuring

Gary Oldman

Alfred Molina

Vanessa Redgrave

Genres

Historical drama Biographical

Collection

Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive

Certificate

15 Contains strong language and sex references

Released

1987

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Zenith Productions

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