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632 Ratings

Billy Liar

Directed by John Schlesinger
United Kingdom, 1963
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Tom Courtenay is Billy Fisher, the underachieving undertaker’s assistant whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname “Billy Liar.” Deftly veering from gritty realism to flamboyant fantasy, Billy Liar is a dazzling and uproarious classic.

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Billy Liar Directed by John Schlesinger

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1964 | 6 nominations including: Best British Actor

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