Saturday Night And Sunday Morning
Saturday Night And Sunday Morning (1961)

"All I want is a good time. The rest is propaganda." That's the philosophy of archetypal British "angry young man" Arthur Seaton (Albert Finney). A middle-class working stiff in a dead-end job, Arthur's principal… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 5, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Albert Finney's belligerent performance is simply smashing.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Not much fun, but an archetype of its genre.

Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

It's in black and white, or rather a grimy English factory grey, but Albert Finney is superbly colourful as Arthur, a defiant and raging young bull of a man, suffocating in a remorseless, working class purgatory

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

Finney gives a magnetic performance here, making Arthur both loathsome but somewhat lovable (not unlike Michael Caine's Alfie a few years later)

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
Definitely a film of it's time, rather than something that's good for today's audience.
Lady D'arbanville
This down to Earth Northern England story sees a very young Albert Finney showing off young talent in a fairly controversial situation for it's time, with… More
Daniel Mumby
In the immediate post-war period, British cinema lost a lot of the sparkle and sense of adventure which it had previously embodied. With Alfred Hitchcock now… More
Robert C
I guess I'm a sucker for these "kitchen sink dramas". They are all very basic in subject matter, but are usually well acted and beautifully shot… More
Cassandra Maples
In 1960, in a small Black Country town, I went to see this movie, with a male friend, at our local fleapit - it was a revelation. I found myself in a cinema… More
Eric Broome
The gritty cinematography and coarse characterizations of "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" are an exciting jolt, but the film's central plot… More