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Morgan: A Suitable Case For TreatmentPG

1966 Cannes Film Festival – Best Actress Winner (Vanessa Redgrave), Palme d’Or Nominee
39th Academy Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role (Vanessa Redgrave)

Q&A: Two-time Academy Award nominee and acclaimed director Stephen Frears will join BBC Arts’ Critic Phillip Bergson for a post-film Q&A.

“Nothing in this world seems to live up to my best fantasies.” A bizarre but brilliant depiction of changing times and a volatile youth through David Warner’s portrayal of a young man spiralling through an obsession with a woman, gorillas and Marxism

“Is it a marital farce, a swinging London romp, or a deeply subversive assault on the British class system and, indeed, all the values that society holds dear?” – Jon Savage, The Guardian

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Screening as part of The Chiswick Cinema exclusive ‘THE IMAGE SPEAKS: A KAREL REISZ RETROSPECTIVE’ season exploring four early works by the British Free Cinema pioneer.

Programmed in association with the Reisz family and on select screenings in partnership with Park Circus. Season artwork by Beth Morris.


David Warner • Vanessa Redgrave


Karel Reisz

Running Time

93 minutes
Contains mild language and one reference to sexual violence