Saturday night and Sunday morning [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Bryanston presents a Woodfall Film ; a British Lion-Bryanston release ; screenplay adapted from his novel by Alan Sillitoe ; produced by Tony Richardson ; directed by Karel Reisz.
- Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, c2002.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Sillitoe, Alan -- Film adaptations.
Working class -- England -- Nottingham -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- Drama.
Abortion -- England -- Drama.
Adultery -- England -- Drama.
Nottingham (England) -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
- Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned in English.
- System Details:
- DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.
- In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate.
- Factory/Main title
Booze & married women
Good ol' days/Doreen
"Tips from the fishes"
Rats, rogues & reds
Jack, Brenda & Arthur
"All this mess!"
Night at the fair
Paying the price
"God knows what I am!"
"A lot more in life ..."
- Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker, Norman Rossington, Brian Pringle, Edna Morris, Anne Blake, Louise Dunn, Frank Pettitt, Robert Cawdron, Cameron Hall, Elsie Wagstaffe.
- Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Seth Holt ; music composed and conducted by Johnny Dankworth, special lyrics by David Dearlove ; art director, Ted Marshall.
- Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1.
Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Winner, 1961 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film awards Karel Reisz--Best British film; Rachel Roberts--Best British actress; Albert Finney--Most promising newcomer to leading film roles.
- Reisz, Karel. , Director
Richardson, Tony, 1928-1991. , Producer
Sillitoe, Alan. , Adapter
Finney, Albert, 1936-2019 , Actor
Field, Shirley-Anne, 1938- , Actor
Roberts, Rachel, 1927-1980. , Actor
Baker, Hylda, 1905-1986. , Actor
Rossington, Norman, 1928-1999. , Actor
Pringle, Bryan, 1935-2002. , Actor
Sillitoe, Alan. , Author
Dankworth, John. , Composer
Dearlove, David. , Lyricist
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Bryanston Pictures. , Producer
Woodfall Film Productions. , Producer
British Lion Films. , Producer
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
- Publisher Number:
1003138 MGM Home Entertainment
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