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Lindsay Anderson

Director, Actor

This Sporting LifeThis Sporting Life (1963) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts
Richard Harris gives a star–making performance as a roguish rugby player with a no less gruelling personal life. Intense melodrama edifies the…
If...If... (1968) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Malcolm McDowell, Richard Warwick, Mona Washbourne
An angry yet sublimely poetic counter–cultural work in which events both real and imagined culminate in a violent revolt at a repressive public…
HomeHome (1971)
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Dandy Nichols
Worthy TV adaptation of the stageplay by David Storey (THIS SPORTING LIFE), set amid the twilight psychodramas of residents at an old peoples' rest…
O Lucky ManO Lucky Man (1973) Recommended
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts
Often surreal account of a young coffee salesman's unconventional rise to power. Malcolm McDowell is in fine form in this unusual yet satisfying…
American Film Theatre - In CelebrationAmerican Film Theatre - In Celebration (1975)
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Alan Bates, Brian Cox, Gabrielle Daye
A tightly framed screen adaptation of David Storey's autobiographical play set around the reunion of a Nottinghamshire mining family, in which cast…
Look Back in AngerLook Back in Anger (1980)
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Malcolm McDowell
Malcolm McDowell stars in this updated version of the groundbreaking John Osborne play from the 1950s.
Britannia HospitalBritannia Hospital (1981)
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Joan Plowright
Political allegory dressed as raucous Blighty comedy going all out, but it hasn't quite the magic of cult predecessors IF... and O LUCKY MAN!
Whales of August, TheWhales of August, The (1987)
Dir. Lindsay Anderson
Feat. Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price
A gently homespun slice of life in one's final years, with the joyous presence of late cinema icons Bette Davis, Lillian Gish and Vincent Price.

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