Posts Tagged ‘Dirk Bogarde’

We move on in the 60s series to another Dirk Bogarde film, Accident (1967). LINKED. One of the three influential Joseph Losey / Harold Pinter collaborations, it co-stars Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard and Michael York. Harold Pinter pops in for a cameo. The quality of script and performance stands out, though it’s low key, more TV series by modern standards.


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Three Julie Christie films in a row. Latest in the 60s retrospectives, is DARLING (linked) directed by John Schlesinger 1965. Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey. It was highly acclaimed back in 1965 for its view of “swinging London” and was considered ahead of its time. Time however has not been kind.

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The 60s film retrospectives continue with MODESTY BLAISE (linked) from 1966. Directed by Joseph Losey, starring Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp and Dirk Bogarde. It is spoof James Bond in style, and not altogether successful. It looked good though (in parts) but I found the story un-involving. I’m having a run of Terence Stamp films.


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