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Georgy Girl | 1966 | James Mason, Lynn Redgrave

James Mason and Lynn Redgrave won Oscar nominations for their roles in this wild British comedy of sexual manners. Redgrave is Georgy, a frumpy dance teacher and 22-year-old virgin. Meredith (Charlotte Rampling) is Georgy’s roommate, a wild child committed to shaking up Georgy’s life–and she succeeds. Soon Georgy is deciding between two older men. There’s James (James Mason), the rich, middle-age friend of her parents who wants to be Georgy’s sugar daddy. And then there’s Meredith’s father (Alan Bates), who Georgy falls for when he comes to visit Meredith. What’s a virgin-turned-seductress to do?

UK | 99 minutes | 1966

Director: Silvio Narizzano
Script: Margaret Forster, Peter Nichols

cast
James Mason as James Leamington
Alan Bates as Jos Jones
Lynn Redgrave as Georgy
Charlotte Rampling as Meredith
Bill Owen as Ted
Clare Kelly as Doris
Rachel Kempson as Ellen Leamington
Denise Coffey as Peg
Dorothy Alison as Health Visitor
Peggy Thorpe-Bates as Hospital Sister
Dandy Nichols as Hospital Nurse
Terence Soall as Salesman
Jolyon Booth as Registry Office Clerk

 

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