The Birthday Party (1968)

PG-13 12/09/1968 (US) ThrillerDramaMystery 2h 3m


Based on Harold Pinter's enigmatic play about a boarder in a British seaside dwelling who is visited by two strangers. They torment him verbally, ask him idiotic unanswerable questions, force him to sit down and stand up, and give him a "party". Then, eventually, they take him away, a tongue-tied idiot. The trivial becomes the terrible, and with it a certain wonder, a certain pity.

  1. William Friedkin


  2. Harold Pinter


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Shaw

    Robert Shaw

    Stanley Webber

  2. Patrick Magee

    Patrick Magee

    Shamus McCann

  3. Dandy Nichols

    Dandy Nichols

    Meg Bowles

  4. Sydney Tafler

    Sydney Tafler

    Nat Goldberg

  5. Moultrie Kelsall

    Moultrie Kelsall

    Pete Bowles

  6. Helen Fraser

    Helen Fraser


Full Cast & Crew

The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party

Status Released

Original Language English

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