Take a step into the surreal side of the BFI Top 100 with the occasionally mind-bending, often awe-inspiring film if…. starring Malcolm McDowell. This is the film that made Stanley Kubrick take notice and cast McDowell in A Clockwork Orange and the guys take notice as well by going deep into his impactful performance. They also discuss the unexplained surreal imagery, the innocuous switching back-and-forth between colour and black-and-white, the comic relief headmaster, the animalistic sex scene and more! They also debate if the violent finale really does take place and Jason reads a portion of a Rudyard Kipling poem. Plus: did a listener just invade the show!?
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Distant Voices, Still Lives stars Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Lorraine Ashbourne, Dean Williams and Debi Jones; directed by Terence Davies.
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USA: Kanopy and available to rent on Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV
UK: BFI Player
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