Georgy girl

United Kingdom, 1966

Film
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A quintiessential “swinging 60’s” comedy, starring Lynn Redgrave in the title role of Georgy. Gauche and out of place in her flatmate Meredith’s sexually liberated world, Georgy longs for a traditional romance with a husband and children. Meredith, (Charlotte Rampling), lives for the moment and the next man. Currently that man is Jos played by Alan Bates. When Meredith becomes pregnant, it is Georgy who becomes maternal, and the object of not only Jos’s affection, but that of a lascivious wealthy widower played by James Mason. Ultimately, Georgy gets all that she desires. Lynn Redgrave touchingly conveys Georgy’s warmth and naivety, while Rampling gives an excellent performance as the moody and insensitive Meredith. This is an effervescent film, well known for the title song performed by The Seekers.

Credits

director

Silvio Narizzano

co-producer

Otto Plaschkes

Robert A. Goldston

production company

Everglades Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:40:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

39052

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Comedy

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Shared housing

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Shared housing

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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