Sunday, Bloody Sunday
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Sunday, Bloody Sunday
As London veers towards financial collapse, three people engage in a bi-sexual love triangle, with the world crashing down around them, in John Schlesinger's thought-provoking tale Sunday Bloody Sunday. The object of affection is Bob Elkin (Murray Head), an artist in his twenties, who constructs kinetic gallery pieces out of glass and metal. Bob divides his love between successful London doctor, Dr. Daniel Hirsch (Peter Finch) and Alex Greville (Glenda Jackson), an intelligent, divorced woman in her 30s who works at an employment office. Alex loves Bob, but when she realizes that Bob takes… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"at its best plays as a powerful, deeply human reminder of how desperate we can be for connection, however compromised it may be"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"...the film's '70s excess prevents it from ever becoming anything more than a time-capsule curiosity."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Years after being made, this emotionally mature drama is still poignant and touching. It holds an important place in film history offering what's the first positive image of a gay lead character--that he's Jewish doctor makes it even more significant."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Groundbreaking character study very much of its time, but still worthwhile."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A bold film filled with powerful performances."
‑ Cole Smithey,
"The film's more liberal sexual attitude was ahead of its time."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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