Up the junction 1968 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Watch up the junction full movie in hd visit addresses some of the major 60s social issues a bored rich londongirl. Watch up the junction full movie in hd visit addresses some of the major 60s social issues a bored rich london. The film stars neal bledsoe, summer crockett moore, tom pelphrey and harris doran with david zayas, michael okeefe and anthony ruivivar in supporting roles desperate to score drugs, four strung out methaddicts donald bledsoe, kari moore, david pelphrey and spot doran break into an upscale suburban. Up the junction 1965 is a drama movie starring carol white and geraldine sherman. In this late example of the genre, chelsea girl polly becomes fed up with her privileged world and decides to cross the tracks or in this. One of the great soundtracks of the 1960s, up the junction shows manfred mann shedding their pop skin and evolving into a truly awesome jazz outfit, which would later be fully realized in their chapter three incarnation. Lyricist chris difford said that the title phrase was lifted from the 1965 tv play version of the work, directed by ken loach, and the subsequent 1968 movie version.
A trend in british cinema in the 1950s and 60s, kitchen sink drama took a socialrealist approach to film and theatre, often focusing on the working class. The pub scene from up the junction, with rube and sylvie singing on talent night. Suzy kendall was perhaps slightly miscast, too, as a twentyone year old as, good as she is, she does look much older. Directors peter collinson cast includes suzy kendall, dennis waterman, adrienne posta, maureen lipman, michael gothard, liz fraser, hylda baker, alfie bass, linda cole, doreen herrington, jessie robins, barbara archer, ruby head, susan george, sandra. Maureen lipman and adrienne posta in up the junction 1968 suzy kendall and dennis waterman in up the junction 1968. Rube, sylvie and eileen are three clapham factory girls up for a good time. Scenes in homes, streets, pubs, prison and their workplace cover family, friendship, romance, sex. Read the full synopsis of up the junction, 1968, directed by peter collinson, with suzy kendall, dennis waterman, adrienne posta, at turner classic movies. The wednesday play up the junction tv episode 1965.
Junction is a 2012 american thriller film written and directed by tony glazer. All in all, though, cringeworthy pub singing scene aside, a superb and relatively rare full colour british film of the kitchen sink oeuvre. The fragmentary structure creates a certain authenticity in its sampling rather than verisimilitude but ends up dizzyingly scattergun rather than creating a true. Up the junction is also the name of a collection of short stories by nell dunn, first published in 1963. The description of the film needs changing, however. Up the junction british board of film classification. Nell dunns up the junction, directed by ken loach, was a controversial and mouldbreaking tv drama, watched by an audience of nearly 10 million on first transmission. We will mention anyone who helps and give full credit for all location shots received.
The play was adapted by nell dunn and uncredited ken loach from dunns short story collection of the same name. Up the junction 1968 cast and crew a young woman trades her upperclass existence for a new life in an economically depressed suburb of london. I decided to watch both up the junction adaptations back to back. Addresses some of the major 60s social issues a bored rich londongirl from chelsea decides to go slumming in depressed battersea, getting a flat and starts factorywork and makes friends. With suzy kendall, dennis waterman, maureen lipman, adrienne posta. Based on a popular british novel by nell dunn, up the junction was a madefortv movie in 1965 before being remade for theatrical release in 1968. Based on a popular british novel by nell dunn, up the junction was a madefor tv movie in 1965 before. Visually beautiful, well acted, great london locations, and a fine blend of the music which manfred mann wrote for each scene. The album was released on 16 march 1968 on fontana records. Movie version of the bbc tv play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. Despite the fact that up the junction is based on a successful 1963 book by nell dunn that was turned into a television movie in 1965 and eventually britains top moneymaking movie in 1968, it. Fragments of the life of three workingclass women, and the people around them, in south london in the 1960s. Based on a popular british novel by nell dunn, up the junction was a madefortv movie in 1965 before. The film had a soundtrack by manfred mann, and a song by them, also called up the junction.
W hen ricky gervais and i set out to make our first feature film together, we faced a problem. Ratings info contains moderate language, sex references and abortion theme. Whats a nice girl like you doing in a place like this. Controversial at the time of its release due to the uncomfortable subject matter, up the junction presents a. The first version of up the junction was of course ken loach and tony garnetts filming of the book for the play for today strand in 1965, with carol white as sylvie, geraldine sherman as rube and vickery turner as eileen, presumably the unnamed narrator of the book.
This movie directed by peter collinson whom known as an famous movie director and have directed many interesting movies with great story telling. With carol white, geraldine sherman, vickery turner, tony selby. This store is a hidden gem, for all you film fanatics this is a worthwhile visit. The film, set in clapham, south london, in 1967 has a unique cast. She takes a job in a sweet factory and soon makes friends with her coworkers rube and sylvie. Polly, an upperclass chelsea girl decides to relieve the boredom of her plush lifestyle by slumming in a workingclass section of london called battersea. Up the junction ist ein britischer spielfilm des regisseurs. Up the junction is a superb film, with an atmospheric and evocative soundtrack, and if you have any interest whatsoever in our cultural and social past, have a.
Although up the junctions startling edge has been somewhat dimmed by imitation and all that has followed, it has an importance, stylistically and socially, for better or worse. Up the junction is an episode of the bbc anthology drama series the wednesday play directed by ken loach, produced by james mactaggart, and first broadcast on 3 november 1965 on bbc 1. Up the junction is the first soundtrack and fourth studio album by manfred mann, consisting of songs written by mann and mike hugg for the 1968 film of the same name. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Up the junction is a 1968 british film directed by peter collinson and starring dennis waterman, suzy kendall, adrienne posta and maureen. Up the junction stephen merchant film the guardian. The film centres on the relationship between two young people with conflicting ambitions.
The always excellent talking pictures tv is doing us all proud this weekend with a rare screening of the classic up the junction movie. The title song, sort of a flippedout, very very british alternative to good vibrations, is one of manfred. The bigscreen version smoothed over some of the rough edges of the tv play and although still controversial and gritty in parts, this is an. The album was released on 16 march 1968 on fontana records tlstl 546023268 track listing side one up the junction hugg, mann 4. Cemetery junction is a feelgood drama set in a small town in. This is the wandsworth road at the junction with lansdowne way, facing south, and, during this scene, the camera pans around to a view of the power station. Up the junction 1967 movie on dvd mod psych manfred. Up the junction 1968 full movie download full hd youtube. The wednesday play up the junction tv episode 1965 imdb. While that fact is more than depressing, it speaks to the effectiveness and significance of dunns original stories, and the quality of filmmaking undertaken by collinson. Up the junction is a 1968 british film directed by peter collinson and starring dennis waterman, suzy kendall, adrienne posta, maureen lipman and liz fraser.
Watch up the junction online 1080p up the junction is one of best movie released on march 1968 starring suzy kendall, dennis waterman, maureen lipman, adrienne posta, liz fraser. The ken loachdirected version he did for bbc in 65 which was an episode of the bbc anthology drama series the wednesday play and the paramount studios remake from 68 directed by peter collinson. Up the junction 1968 as you probably know, up the junction is based on a 1963 book by nell dunn, which was later made into a tv play courtesy of ken loach. Nell dunns up the junction, a set of loosely linked vignettes of workingclass london, caught a cultural mood when it was first published in 1963. Polly takes up with peter dennis waterman, who dreams of leaving battersea and becoming rich. Not that they didnt have some lovely pop gems on this record. As a film that explores the kind of social boundaries effecting people from half a century ago, up the junction still seems remarkably prescient in its observations. Up the junction 1968 r 119 min drama addresses some of the major 60s social issues a bored rich londongirl from chelsea decides to go slumming in depressed battersea, getting a flat and starts factorywork and makes friends. It tells the stories of three young women living in north battersea and clapham and, to a lesser.876 1210 842 989 174 396 522 517 1184 872 886 23 1031 504 1200 667 1042 2 605 772 1204 1474 622 1473 732 579 344 1429 302 755 884 199 1422 54 418 92 890 42 1167 593 43 292 1334 1203