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THE BOY FRIEND

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Directed by Ken Russell
United States, United Kingdom, 1971
Comedy, Musical

Synopsis

Based around Sandy Wilson’s musical stageplay of the same title, Russell’s extravagant production storms between delightful tackiness and exuberant fantasy in pastiche of 1920’s stage musical (after Wilson) and Busby Berkeley’s film musicals of the ’30’s.

Synopsis

Based around Sandy Wilson’s musical stageplay of the same title, Russell’s extravagant production storms between delightful tackiness and exuberant fantasy in pastiche of 1920’s stage musical (after Wilson) and Busby Berkeley’s film musicals of the ’30’s.

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The Boy FriendDirected byKen Russell

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1972 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring Adaptation and Original Song Score
National Board of Review
1972 | 2 wins including: Best Director
BAFTA Awards
1973 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
Writers Guild of America
1972 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

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