Ready for a bit of the ol' ultra-violence? Strangelove co-screenwriter Terry Southern gave him a copy on the set of that film. Southern enjoyed the biting black humor of the book, and thought Kubrick should consider adapting it into a movie.
Stanley Kubrick is known as one of the most influential filmmakers in history. This is due primarily from his use of hidden meanings and messages through his very specific and usually eerie cinematography and style of direction. This particular feature has been deemed one of the most controversial films of all time due to its violence and philosophical themes.
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Feature: 17 Oct Alex narrates most of the film in Nadsat, a fractured slang composed of Slavic especially RussianEnglish and Cockney rhyming slang. High quality, custom made, hand tufted 1 ply wool or China wool — one of the most iconic carpets in film. All sit together to create an unsettling atmosphere and combine the fantastic with the obscene.
Skip to Content. Get age-based picks. As a dark dystopian satire that explores whether or not sociopathic criminals can be reformed by behavior modification and reconditioning, there is not much in the way of positive messages.
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It employs disturbing, violent images to comment on psychiatryjuvenile delinquencyyouth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian near-future Britain. Alex Malcolm McDowellthe central character, is a charismatic, antisocial delinquent whose interests include classical music including Beethovencommitting rape, and what is termed "ultra-violence". The film chronicles the horrific crime spree of his gang, his capture, and attempted rehabilitation via an experimental psychological conditioning technique the "Ludovico Technique" promoted by the Minister of the Interior Anthony Sharp.
A Clockwork Orange. Tables, chairs made of nude fibreglass figures. Hypnotic atmosphere. Alex, Pete, Georgie and Dim, teenagers stoned on their milk-plus, their feet resting on faces, crotches, lips of the sculptured furniture.
After a sequence of nights where Alex and his friends commit random acts of violence, including assaulting a homeless person and raping multiple women, Alex is peer pressured by his friends into burglarizing a house. A Clockwork Orange is generally considered a satire that questions how much control governments should have over their citizens, what makes a citizen a productive member of society, and whether criminals can truly be redeemed after their crimes. It is generally considered one of the best novels ever written, and the film has inspired numerous people to dress up like Alex because why not pretend to be a rapist for Halloween?