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Title Billy Liar. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. Kino Lorber, 1963.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (99 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Performer Ethel Griffies, Finlay Currie, George Innes, Helen Fraser, Julie Christie, Leonard Rossiter, Mona Washbourne, Rodney Bewes, Tom Courtenay, Wilfred Pickles
Event Originally produced by Kino Lorber in 1963.
Summary Billy Fisher is a lazy, wildly inventive and irresponsible clerk in a north country town, who defrauds his employers of the petty cash. Unable to accept the drab reality of life, Billy escapes into a world of fantasy, imagining he is a successful man of the world in various situations. Communication at home is uneasy; his inexplicable lying shocks his parents. But when he becomes engaged to two girls at the same time and invents a demand for his non-existent writing talents, his troubles become more complex. That is, until he meets Liz, a beautiful and understanding girl, who appreciates the creative instincts hidden behind his dreams. Nominated for Six Awards, including Best British Film, at the **BAFTA Awards.** Nominated for a Golden Lion Award at the **Venice International Film Festival.** *"One of the great movies of the 1960's." - A.O. Scott, **The New York Times***
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English
Subject Motion pictures, Great Britain.
Motion Pictures.
Motion pictures.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Schlesinger, John, film director.
Griffies, Ethel, actor.
Currie, Finlay, actor.
Innes, George, actor.
Fraser, Helen, actor.
Christie, Julie, actor.
Rossiter, Leonard, actor.
Washbourne, Mona, actor.
Bewes, Rodney, actor.
Courtenay, Tom, actor.
Pickles, Wilfred, actor.
Kino Lorber (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 6480984 Kanopy
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