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Billy Liar (1963)

PG 12/16/1963 (US) ComedyRomanceDrama 1h 38m
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one guy ... three girls ... one ring!


A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity to run away and leave it all behind.

  1. Keith Waterhouse

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. John Schlesinger


  3. Willis Hall


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Courtenay

    Tom Courtenay

    William Terrence 'Billy' Fisher

  2. Julie Christie

    Julie Christie


  3. Wilfred Pickles

    Wilfred Pickles

    Geoffrey Fisher

  4. Mona Washbourne

    Mona Washbourne

    Alice Fisher

  5. Ethel Griffies

    Ethel Griffies

    Grandma Florence

  6. Finlay Currie

    Finlay Currie


  7. Gwendolyn Watts

    Gwendolyn Watts


  8. Helen Fraser

    Helen Fraser


  9. Leonard Rossiter

    Leonard Rossiter

    Emanuel Shadrack

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Billy Liar
Billy Liar

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $35,609.00


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