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Bartleby

Bartleby (1970)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1970 Wide

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1970 Wide

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Updated to 1970s London, this faithful adaptation of Herman Melville's classic follows a young accounting clerk rebelling against his employer by responding to demands to do work by saying, "I prefer not to." This is carried on ad absurdum until the office is in chaos because the other employees must do Bartleby's work. His boss is unable to fire or help him and eventually has him placed in a mental hospital. Paul Scofield (A Man for All Seasons), John McEnery (The Duellists) and Thorley Walters

Jun 17, 2003

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Paul Scofield is excellent but the main character is both sad and a dullard and you quickly lose patience with him and the story.
June 26, 2010
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