Girl with Green Eyes

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Co Clare colleen Tushingham heads up to Dublin, where she shares digs with her best pal Redgrave, works in a grocer's, and falls for middle-aged writer Finch, whose wife and kids have long since left him. Unlike other British films of the time, cameraman Davis's assured debut, scripted by Edna O'Brien from her own novel, doesn't pile on the kitchen sink realism. It concentrates on the characters' fumbling emotional insecurities and the keenly observed background of emotional repression. Has worn well.

By: TJ

Release details

Duration: 91 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Desmond Davis
Screenwriter: Edna O'Brien
Cast: Julian Glover
Lynn Redgrave
Rita Tushingham
Arthur O'Sullivan
TP McKenna
Peter Finch
Marie Kean
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