Anderson’s debut film, If, was a scorching critique of 1960s Britain and his follow-up, O Lucky Man! doesn’t pull any punches either. McDowell plays Mick, a principled young man who travels the country, encountering corruption everywhere, from genetic engineering to gunrunning. Mick soon joins in with the capitalist fun, before falling foul of the crooked system. Chock-full of venom and sour British humour, O Lucky Man! features a brilliant soundtrack from Alan Price (ex-The Animals, he also appears in the film) and menacing imagery from Miroslav Ondříček (Amadeus). Helen Mirren, who starred alongside McDowell, said she “loved” Anderson because he was always, “the pepper in the arse of the establishment” – one can’t help but agree!
Tickets are only available as a package of all 4 films in the All Night Cine-Love In. You must be 18+ to attend this event. There will be a short interval between each film.
Session times: Eraserhead: 10pm; In The Realm of the Senses: 12:05am; O Lucky Man!: 2am; Female Trouble: 5:10am
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