• User
    Score

Overview

In late 1940s Yorkshire, England, ambitious young man Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey), who has just moved from the dreary factory town of Dufton, arrives in Warnley, to assume a secure, but poorly-paid, post in the Borough Treasurer's Department. Determined to succeed, and ignoring the warnings of a colleague, Soames (Donald Houston), he is drawn to Susan Brown (Heather Sears), daughter of the local industrial magnate, Mr. Brown (Donald Wolfit). He deals with Joe's social climbing by sending Susan abroad; Joe turns for solace to Alice Aisgill (Simone Signoret), an unhappily married older woman who falls in love with him.

  1. Mordecai Richler

    Writer

  2. John Braine

    Novel

  3. Neil Paterson

    Screenplay

  4. Jack Clayton

    Director

Find out where to watch this on:

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 30, 1959
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Genres

Keywords

Content Score

100

Lookin' Good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.