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The son of a working-class British mining family has dreams of pursuing an art career, but when he strikes up an affair with an older woman from the town it enrages his jealous mother.
1961 | Winner: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
1961 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture
1960 | 3 wins including: Best Film
1961 | Nominee: Best British Actress
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3.5 stars. Very well acted and directed but (surprise, surprise!) the book is better. Trevor Howard is worth seeing in every film he was in and he is terrific here.
Agli occhi magnetici, ma stanchi e come resi gonfi da un pianto ininterrotto, della Ure si contrappongono quelli vivacissimi di un giovane (e adorabile) Stockwell.