Aston (Robert Shaw), a quiet, reserved man, lives alone in a top-floor cluttered room of a small abandoned house in a poor London district. He befriends and takes in Mac Davies (Donald Pleasence), an old derelict who has been fired from a menial job in a café.
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"He also was lumped in with the Angry Young Man crowd."
"He was lumped in a lot of places and I think it was because no one knew where to put him."
ne oeuvre bien étrange, d'une fascinante noirceur qui rappelle par certains cotés la folie et la démesure de "The penthouse" avec un extraordinaire Donald Pleasence dont la finesse du jeu et l'appropriation de son personnage virent à la perfection. www.cinefiches.com