For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

Roll on Four O'Clock

ITV Saturday Night Theatre: Roll on Four O'Clock

Directed by Roy Battersby
United Kingdom, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

Set in a Salford comprehensive school of low expectations and ambitions. Pupil Latimer does not conform to the macho culture and is labeled a homosexual, leading to bullying by both the pupils and some of the teachers.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Roll on Four O'Clock Directed by Roy Battersby

What are people saying?

  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film Roll on Four O'Clock

    A decent verite-style play with a typically ambiguous exploration of a ‘square peg’ student - and his teacher at one extension - in a fairly hostile environment. Nothing is resolved thematically, but this is a sensitive and nuanced portrait with the amateur child-performances providing detail amid an essentially accurate, if depressing, notion of teaching as warders not enlighteners in a binary education system.

Related films