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A Clockwork Orange

Original title
A Clockwork Orange
Year
Running time
137 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Stanley Kubrick (Novel: Anthony Burgess)
Music
Wendy Carlos
Cinematography
John Alcott
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros. / Stanley Kubrick
Genre
Drama | Crime. Dystopia. Futuristic Thriller. Psychological Thriller. Cult Movie. Street Gang
Synopsis / Plot
United Kingdom. In an undetermined future, Alex (Malcolm McDowell) is the leader of a gang of «droogs» who walks the streets of London cultivating his sole two passions: ultraviolence and Beethoven's music. He and his young followers vent their most violent instincts on any person crossing their path. They beat, rape and terrorize their victims. When their escalation of terror culminates in murder, Alex is arrested and sent to prison. There he volunteers for an ground-breaking re-education experiment aimed at drastically eliminating in convicts the slightest trace of an antisocial conduct.
Awards
1971: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Best Movie, Director, Editing, Adapted Screenplay
1971: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
1971: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film & Director. 3 Nominations
1971: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1971: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
1972: BAFTA Awards: 7 nominations, including Best Film and Best Director
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