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Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, to study at RADA, and enjoys an openly gay relationship with Halliwell in their famous Islington flat in the 1960s. However, when Orton achieves spectacular success with such plays as 'What the Butler Saw' and 'Loot', Halliwell begins to feel alienated and the pair's future looks increasingly uncertain. london, england, gay, england, based on novel or book, biography, gay relationship, playwright, lgbt, 1960s, drama school

Released: Apr 17, 1987



Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Lindsay Duncan, Julie Walters, Wallace Shawn, Janet Dale, Dave Atkins, Garry Cooper, Roger Lloyd Pack

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