- Thursday, May 22, 2008
If . . .
Part of Around '68.
Date + TimeThursday, May 22, 2008
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
Lindsay Anderson, 1968, 111 min., 35mm
The cult classic that launched the career of Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), If... tells the tale of an armed rebellion at a traditional British school. Echoing the May 1968 student uprising in Paris, the story follows protagonist Mick Travis (McDowell), a nonconformist boy who rebels against authority and old traditions. Centered around the polarizing issues of class and society, the school functions as a microcosm of British society.
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