Barry Lyndon

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Barry Lyndon ★★★½ 1975 (PG)

Ravishing adaptation of the classic Thackeray novel about the adventures of an Irish gambler moving from innocence to selfdestructive arrogance in the aristocracy of 18th Century England. Visually opulent. Kubrick received excellent performances from all his actors, and a stunning display of history, but the end result still overwhelms. O'Neal has seldom been better. 185m/C VHS, DVD . Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Kruger, Guy Hamilton; D: Stanley Kubrick; W: Stanley Kubrick; C: John Alcott. Oscars '75: Art Dir./Set Dec., Cinematog., Costume Des., Orig. Song Score and/or Adapt.; British Acad. '75: Director (Kubrick); L.A. Film Critics '75: Cinematog.; Natl. Bd. of Review '75: Director (Kubrick); Natl. Soc. Film Critics '75: Cinematog.

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