The Reckoning R

The Most Successful Man In Town
The Reckoning
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Video: Color
  • Released: March 1, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1970
  • Label: Sony Pictures Home Entetainment
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Entertainment Reviews:

[Williamson's] sooty origins have become as nothing to the putrefaction of his workdays. That is the master actor's detailed and tragic interpretation, the only justification needed to see the Full Review
TIME Magazine
Feb 7, 2018
The Reckoning has energy enough to drive through some of its now indecisions. Full Review
The Spectator
Jul 18, 2018

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A brutal lower-class Irishman, Michael Marler (played by Nicol Williamson, Hamlet, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution) has clawed his way to success. An ambitious man with an important job - but a boss he hates - and a wealthy wife (Ann Bell, To Sir, with Love), Marler is absolutely ruthless when it comes to getting what he wants. He returns to Liverpool, and upon hearing his father's recent death was the result of being attacked by a Teddy Boy, Marler, more vicious than ever, is intent on revenge. Directed by Jack Gold (The National Health), the film takes on class and social ills in 1960s London and Liverpool, in a deeply penetrating drama with excellent performances. Newly remastered.

Product Description:

Nicol Williamson stars as a Liverpool/Irish layabout who inherits a business from his father. Even in his executive togs, Williamson remains out of step with society. Already a surly sort, Williamson becomes even less likeable as the film progresses, especially when seeking to avenge a long-ago slight against his father. The film is a belated but still compelling entry in Britain's "Angry Young Man" cinematic cycle, with the "protagonist" remaining on top at the expense of his soul. RECKONING was based on THE HARP THAT ONCE, a novel by Patrick Hall.


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  • Sales Rank: 62,558
  • UPC: 043396378445
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