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Supposedly (and hilariously) a favourite of David Cameron’s, If…. is a seminal British satire set in a private school.

The school itself is suitably grim; all wooden panels and cruelty. 267 more words


Film Making: If....

This quintessential cinematic gem Directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1968 is one of the all time greats of British Cinema. As per usual Lindsay Anderson it’s brilliantly satirical like all his later works. 970 more words

Film Making

Animal House (1978): If...'s Clever But Reactionary American Remake

While Jean Vigo’s Zero for Conduct and Linsday Anderson’s If… are both highly regarded by cinophiles and students of radical politics, neither film is well-known in the United States. 1,458 more words


Masters of Cinema - If....


United Kingdom 1968
Director: Lindsay Anderson
Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
Writers: David Sherwin, John Howlett
Key Cast: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Christine Noonan… 1,061 more words


Saturday Matinee: if...

“if…” (1968) is one of the all-time classic student rebellion films directed by notorious anarchist Lindsay Anderson. In his first screen role, Malcolm McDowell stars as the oppressed non-conformist Mick Travis who with a few cohorts, stage an armed revolution in their school. 128 more words


Thursday Interview: The Headmaster

– Headmaster, I was reading a recent review of Lindsay Anderson’s film If…, which said it was as relevant today as ever. Do you agree? 470 more words


Being somewhere else.

We all want to be somewhere else sometimes. We all want to be someone else. When I was fourteen I wanted to be Ferris Bueller’s girlfriend, Sloane, in  470 more words