Billy Liar

7.5

Billy Liar

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John Schlesinger

Officer in Dream

Tom Courtenay

Billy Fisher

Wilfred Pickles

Geoffrey Fisher

Mona Washbourne

Alice Fisher

Storyline

A young British clerk in a gloomy North Country undertaker's office, Billy is bombarded daily by the propaganda of the media that all things are for the asking. This transparently false doctrine, coupled with the humdrum job and his wild imagination, leads him on frequent flights to "Ambrosia," a mythical kingdom where he is crowned king, general, lover or any idealized hero the real situation of the moment makes him desire. His vacillating commitment and post-adolescent ... more


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Professor

Karma30

Grade

D+

A pointless film21 August 2015

I can't fathom the good reviews given to this film nor the awards given or nominated.
At the start of the film Billy is a boring unlikeable twat who lives in a fantasy world and steals peoples oranges and throws them, at the end of the film he still lives in a fantasy world, is a boring... more

Lizzy

Karma1301250

Grade

A+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.25 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

Karma1320620

Grade

A+

thanks22 December 2011

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Fellinifan

Karma35981

Grade

A+

Well worth a visit.07 December 2011

Yes, Lizzie and Jayne, thanks for asking. I have watched it. It is a classic film and one of Julie Christie's earliest. Very much of its time - but good for all that. I would be interested to know what you think about it if you return to this film at any time. Perhaps you will let us know?

Lizzy

Karma1301250

Grade

C+

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?11 March 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

Mad About Movies

Karma1320620

Grade

C+

question07 February 2011

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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