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Morgan a suitable case for treatment
Clore, Leon, -1992.
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Troy, MI] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2001]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Against the backround of swinging London in its heyday, the film follows Morgan through his futile attempts at marital reconciliation an on to his triumphant discovery that it really is easier to deal with life while dressed in a gorilla suit.
General Note:
[Widescreen version].

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.

Special features: Theatrical trailer; talent bios.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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A classic 1960's cult film in the British "angry young man" tradition, the hero of this film from Czech director Karel Reisz is more lunatic than agitator. Morgan Delt (David Warner) is an artist from a working class background, married to Leonie (Vanessa Redgrave), a woman far above him in social standing. Given to a rich fantasy life to begin with, Morgan goes off the mental deep end when Leonie informs him that she's asking for a divorce and taking up with art dealer Robert Stephens (Charles Napier), a man more befitting her class. Thoroughly gone around the bend, Morgan enacts a series of bizarre gags and stunts in a campaign to win Leonie back, including putting a skeleton in her bed and crashing her wedding dressed as a gorilla. His antics eventually get Morgan arrested and committed to an asylum, where he embraces his mother's ardent communist beliefs. Redgrave was Oscar nominated for Best Actress for her role, her feature film debut. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

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