From the British Film Institute: Room at the Top (with Subtitles)
OUR PRICE £15 ON DVD AND BLU-RAY
Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears. Director: Jack Clayton.
A mature treatment of sexuality and class, Jack Clayton’s Room at the Top (1959) is a landmark
of the British New Wave.
In post-war industrial Yorkshire, Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey) attempts social climbing by wooing the boss’s daughter. But when his working class background hampers his efforts, Joe seeks solace with the unhappily married Alice (Simone Signoret) – an affair that will have dire consequences.
Winner of two Academy Awards, this kitchen sink classic is available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK to mark the film’s 60th anniversary.
Black & White, with subtitles, run time 117 min.