Billy Liar Movie Review 1963

Information and Film Reviews for Billy Liar the Movie

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A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. Parallels James Thurber's story, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

Distribution

Criterion Collection, 210 E. 52nd St., 578 Broadway, New York, NY 10022, Phone: (212)212756-8822, Toll-free: 800-446-2001, URL: http://www.criterionco.com, Remarks: Does not sell directly to consumers

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Family Ties, Books to Film: James Thurber
Screenplay
Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse
Cast
Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Finlay Currie
Cinematography
Denys Coop
Director
John Schlesinger
Music
Richard Rodney Bennett
Other
Roger Cherrill
Producer
Continental

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