A Fine Madness
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A Fine Madness
Sean Connery attempted to make a clean break from his "James Bond" image in the boisterous comedy A Fine Madness. Connery plays Samson Shillitoe, a Brendan Behan-like poet with a mile-wide misogynistic streak. Try as he might to complete his latest masterpiece, Shillitoe is constantly interrupted by the women in his life. Driven to a nervous breakdown, he seeks help from the medical establishment -- and ends up a babbling shell of his former self. The film takes scattered potshots at a repressive society that forces the truly creative among us into near-madness; at times, it is… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Never finds its own voice."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The off-beat A Fine Madness succeeds on the level of breezy lightweight entertainment."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
"I've never seen such an ill-advised film and such amazing talent put to such little ultimate effect."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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