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Denis Payton 's last name is misspelled as "Paynton" in the opening and closing credits.

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The film plays with notions of illusion and reality as they encounter various English types. But droll smoothie Robin Bailey as Guy is very funny, whether spying through keyholes, interrupting Dinah's bath, or as a fancy dress Frankenstein.

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The US title,may have led audiences to expect a Monkees -type romp, rather than a film that shifts into melancholy. Far from being a conventional pop vehicle, the film concerns itself with the frailty of personal relationships, the flimsiness of dreams, and the difficulty of maintaining spontaneity, authenticity and integrity in a stage-managed "society of the spectacle.

Clark had worked as a stuntman on a number of films, which appears to have provided him with a level of cinematic experience and camera-sense rare for a pop-artist of the time.

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Far from being a conventional pop vehicle, the film concerns itself with the frailty of personal relationships, the flimsiness of dreams, and the difficulty of maintaining spontaneity, authenticity and integrity in a stage-managed "society of the spectacle. Production notes[ edit ] In a running gag, Lenny Davidson is the only one of the DC5 who does not utter a single word in the movie, usually because the others don't let him get a word in edgeways. This journey is more inward, as much spiritual as physical, and its darker, melancholic vision is closer to another West Country road movie, Radio On d. Dinah's island also proves to be disappointing. Steve also plans to visit his boyhood hero, Louie David Lodge , whose youth club in London's East End he attended, and who has since relocated to Devon. Richard Lester, , but here the songs are non-diegetic. After a visit to Oasis Swimming Pools , an open-air swimming-pool in central London, and a memorable scene in and around the Great Conservatory in the grounds of Syon House , they make their way across a wintry southern England towards Burgh Island , off the coast of Devon , which Dinah is contemplating buying, presumably to escape the pressures of her celebrity as the "Butcher Girl" on the back of the TV meat advertising campaign. Chris Petit, Louie recognises Dinah instantly, because of her TV celebrity, but fails to recognise Steve and misremembers his name, even after being introduced. But droll smoothie Robin Bailey as Guy is very funny, whether spying through keyholes, interrupting Dinah's bath, or as a fancy dress Frankenstein.

Are the 'drop outs' an early engagement with '60s counter-culture they meet on Salisbury Plain really actors playing 'subversives' to be rounded up in a military exercise? Roman Polanski, Steve's encounter with Louie is disappointing.

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Dinah's island also proves to be disappointing. This journey is more inward, as much spiritual as physical, and its darker, melancholic vision is closer to another West Country road movie, Radio On d. Shot on location, the film makes skilful use of symbols - Dartmoor ponies, water, the tidal island - compare Cul-de-sac d. Louie recognises Dinah instantly, because of her TV celebrity, but fails to recognise Steve and misremembers his name, even after being introduced. Production notes[ edit ] In a running gag, Lenny Davidson is the only one of the DC5 who does not utter a single word in the movie, usually because the others don't let him get a word in edgeways. Denis Payton 's last name is misspelled as "Paynton" in the opening and closing credits. Far from being a conventional pop vehicle, the film concerns itself with the frailty of personal relationships, the flimsiness of dreams, and the difficulty of maintaining spontaneity, authenticity and integrity in a stage-managed "society of the spectacle. Appropriately enough, he is dressed as Harpo Marx at the Arts Ball party until Dinah switches costumes with him to avoid being caught by the police and her bosses; this is evident not only in the film, but also on the back cover of the soundtrack album. Early scenes of youthful energy the Dave Clark Five running around parks, playing on the rides suggest a retread of A Hard Day's Night d.

Show full synopsis John Boorman 's first feature touches on mids themes: the commodification of youth culture, the manipulative role of the 'media industry', the all-pervasiveness of images and advertising, and the resulting sense of alienation.

This act of rebellion is cynically exploited by the advertising executive behind the campaign, Leon Zissell David de Keyserwho deputes two of his henchmen to pursue the fleeing couple.

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Louie recognises Dinah instantly, because of her TV celebrity, but fails to recognise Steve and misremembers his name, even after being introduced. The remainder of songs used in the film were from previous albums, including For a 'pop' film, that is radical. Clark had worked as a stuntman on a number of films, which appears to have provided him with a level of cinematic experience and camera-sense rare for a pop-artist of the time. At low tide, it is reachable from the mainland, and Zissell, who is clearly besotted with Dinah, has already arrived. Early scenes of youthful energy the Dave Clark Five running around parks, playing on the rides suggest a retread of A Hard Day's Night d. This act of rebellion is cynically exploited by the advertising executive behind the campaign, Leon Zissell David de Keyser , who deputes two of his henchmen to pursue the fleeing couple. Steve also plans to visit his boyhood hero, Louie David Lodge , whose youth club in London's East End he attended, and who has since relocated to Devon. This journey is more inward, as much spiritual as physical, and its darker, melancholic vision is closer to another West Country road movie, Radio On d. After a visit to Oasis Swimming Pools , an open-air swimming-pool in central London, and a memorable scene in and around the Great Conservatory in the grounds of Syon House , they make their way across a wintry southern England towards Burgh Island , off the coast of Devon , which Dinah is contemplating buying, presumably to escape the pressures of her celebrity as the "Butcher Girl" on the back of the TV meat advertising campaign.

Marianne Faithfull rejected the role of Dinah as being "too poppy" [4]. Only romantics make 'the journey', and are inevitably disillusioned: a bleak message.

This journey is more inward, as much spiritual as physical, and its darker, melancholic vision is closer to another West Country road movie, Radio On d.

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For a 'pop' film, that is radical.

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