Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
In a small northern town in the early 1960s, Billy Fisher escapes his humdrum life as an undertaker's clerk via flights of fantasy, mostly set in his imaginary kingdom of Ambrosia. However, when a beautiful, free-spirited old flame comes back to town, Billy is given a chance to escape for real - but will he take it? This famous adaptation of Keith Waterhouse's novel has 'kitchen sink' elements to it, but is also very funny and tenderly effective, resulting in one of the most significant films in British cinema.
British director Tony Richardson's hard-hitting coming of age tale stars Tom Courtenay as a working class kid whose athletic talent sets him apart.
11+ years 104 mins
Highly charged drama about an overweight teen growing up in an abusive family in New York, who meets an inspiring teacher.
16+ years 105 mins
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