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The Party's Over
The Party's Over

The Party's Over 1963

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The Party's Over 1963 12

94 mins United Kingdom Director. Guy Hamilton

Enigmatic young Melina has fallen in with a group of Chelsea beatniks, catching the attention of the gang’s defiant leader (Oliver Reed). But their wild and drunken partying is to have dark consequences. The Party’s Over was written by Marc Behm (Help!), with music by John Barry and directed by Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger). A controversial film which fell foul of the British censors at the time.

This title is also available on DVD / Blu-ray in the BFI’s Flipside collection.

Directed by

Guy Hamilton

Featuring

Clifford David

Oliver Reed

Genres

Drama

Collection

Rebel Rousers Other Grooves A Star Is Born Flipside - Cult British Cinema

Certificate

12 Contains moderate drug and sex references and sight of suicide

Released

1963

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Tricastle Films

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