Alfie

Given the full swinging London mod movie treatment of the day, Bill Naughton's funny and rather moving play emerges as a terribly dated (and one might add, terribly misogynist) account of a Cockney lecher's selfish seduction and abuse of a series of compliant females. Of course he gets his comeuppance, in an ending that has all the moral weight and sincerity of a DeMille sex'n'sawdust spectacular. Good performances, though.

Release details

Duration: 114 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Screenwriter: Bill Naughton
Cast: Michael Caine
Shelley Winters
Millicent Martin
Julia Foster
Jane Asher
Shirley Anne Field
Vivien Merchant
LiveReviews|0
0 people listening