Sunday, Bloody Sunday
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Sunday, Bloody Sunday
This British film examines the choices individuals must make when confronted with a romantic relationship which is rewarding but does not offer them everything they want. In this sympathetic and psychologically precise drama, Alexandra Greville (Glenda Jackson), "Alex" to her friends, has a younger man as her sometime lover, the young sculptor Bob Elkin (Murray Head). Elkin is completely open about the fact that he is also the lover of her acquaintance, Dr. Daniel Hirsch (Peter Finch). These relationships continue in some kind of equilibrium until Alex and Bob agree to house-sit the… 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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