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If.... (1968) (Crusaders)

If....                                  (1968)
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Malcolm McDowell Malcolm McDowell
Mick: Crusaders
David Wood David Wood
Johnny: Crusaders
Richard Warwick Richard Warwick
Wallace: Crusaders
Christine Noonan Christine Noonan
The Girl: Crusaders
Rupert Webster Rupert Webster
Bobby Philips: Crusaders
Robert Swann Robert Swann
Rowntree: Whips
Hugh Thomas Hugh Thomas
Denson: Whips
Michael Cadman Michael Cadman
Fortinbras: Whips


Written by
David Sherwin David Sherwin
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Strikes a powerful cord

7 years, 7 months ago at Dec 25 14:26
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"There's no such thing as a wrong war. Violence and revolution are the only pure acts."

Helmed by film critic-turned-director Lindsay Anderson, If.... is an acidic assault on the imbalance of power and an experimental ode to revolution. Due to the nature of the movie, the executives at Paramount Pictures hated it and subsequently shelved it when they first received the final product... read more

Great McDowell debut that lead to Clockwork!

8 years, 5 months ago at Mar 10 19:37
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I was unsure what my expectations were going to be of this film at first because it seems quite a weird film but what draw my attention to If.... was that Stanley Kubrick was fascinated and inspired by Malcolm McDowell's performance which lead to Malcolm's part in A Clockwork Orange. Anyway about If...., I thought this film was just really good that had a lot of hard to watch scenes including some... read more

An average movie

2 years, 7 months ago at Dec 22 13:25
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To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick so maybe I should give it another try at some point. In fact, I remember actually very well the first time I saw it. Back in those days, I was in college, studying English, and an English exchange student showed us this movie while in class. The guy was really enthusiast, telling that it was a massive classic but, in fact, none of us h... read more
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Release date: 21 May 1969
Tags: Drama (11), British (8), 1968 (7), UK (7), Anarchy (7), 1960s (7), Boarding School (5), School (5), Revolution (4), Shower (3), Bullying (3), Violence (2), 1960's (1), Fencing (1), Fictional War (1), Surrealism (1), Telescope (1), 60s (1), Anti Conformity (1), Black Comedy (1)
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"First viewing - July 8th Ever since I found out this was Malcolm McDowall's first film & the reason he was cast as Alex in A Clockwork Orange I've been wanting to see it. Now that I have I can see why Kubrick was so impressed by him, as his performance is the main reason to watch If.... In fact, whenever he's not on screen the film isn't quite as engaging. The rest of the cast does a solid enough job, but he clearly steals the film. One complaint I had is that the Criterion DVD lacked any subti"


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