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Prick Up Your Ears

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This unadorned biography of playwright [[Performer~P124413~Joe Orton~joeorton]] (Gary Oldman) charts his bawdy, dangerous relationships. [[Performer~P49914~Alfred Molina~alfredmolina]] plays [[Performer~P124413~Orton~joeorton]]'s brutish lover, Kenneth Halliwell, a pathetic figure who becomes horrific and then tragic before the film is over. The hilarity of scenes from such [[Performer~P124413~Orton~joeorton]] plays as Loot and What the Butler Saw is evenly balanced by the bleakness of the playwright's...more

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