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John Schlesinger followed his Academy Award–winning Midnight Cowboy with this sophisticated and highly personal take on love and sex. Sunday Bloody Sunday depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirtysomething divorcée—played by Oscar winners Peter Finch (Network) and Glenda Jackson (Women in Love)—who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist (Murray Head). A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s’ most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay by novelist and critic Penelope Gilliatt.
It's an exceptional film, and at the time when it was released I thought it was one of the best films I'd ever seen. But now, the relentless bleakness of it is a bit trying. Read morePublished 4 months ago by addison de witt
This is now something of a period piece and perhaps one of my stars is for that. Still, it is a wonderful film. Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch are superb. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Aged Soreman
Great acting. Part of the British Film Invasion of the 60 & early 70's. Glenda Jackson is a great actress.Published 14 months ago by An Ohio Consumer
This Blu Ray is Superb! No flaws.
The movie was made in 1971 and looks perfect as it was made in 2014. Read more
The plot is weak and depressing. The writers seem to have attempted to support a counter culture but only displayed how that segment of society uses each other to their own... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Philip C. Bryant
It must have been very de rigeur in its day, but I found it tedious. Humor is a very individualized concept. So, if the description at Amazon piques your interest, go for it. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Winnie