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1987 | Color | 111 min

A witty and moving portrait of Britain?s daring and rebellious playwright, Joe Orton, based on the biography by John Lahr. The film is based on the true story of the tragic murder-suicide of Orton, at the hands of his long-term lover, Ken Haliwell

Country: Reino Unido
Direction: Frears; Stephen
Script: Bennet; Alan
Production: Brow; Andrew
Photography: Stapleto; Oliver
Sound: Jackson; Tony
Music: Harle; John
Cast:Molina; Alfred, Redgrave; Vanessa, Oldman; Gary, Barber; Frances
Participation year at FICM: 2007

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