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3.6
203 Ratings

The Horse's Mouth

The Horse’s Mouth

Directed by Ronald Neame
United Kingdom, 1958
Comedy

Synopsis

In Ronald Neame’s film of Joyce Cary’s classic novel, Alec Guinness transforms himself into one of cinema’s most indelible comic figures: the lovably scruffy painter Gulley Jimson.

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The Horse's Mouth Directed by Ronald Neame

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1958 | 3 wins including: Best Actor (New Cinema Award)

Academy Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

National Board of Review

1958 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

BAFTA Awards

1960 | 2 nominations including: Best British Actress

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