Billy Liar

Billy Liar
  • 1963
  • UK
  • 1h 38min
  • 12
  • Directed by: John Schlesinger
  • Written by: Keith Waterhouse (novel and play), Willis Hall (play)
  • Cast: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Vintage northern kitchen sink drama based on Keith Waterhouse's popular book. An undertaker's clerk slips in and out of a Walter Mitty-style fantasy world to escape the drudgery of life in a northern town. The spirit of the swinging 60s is captured in Christie, while Courtenay brings a warmth and sensitivity to the tale.

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