The Angry Silence (1960)

The Angry Silence





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Richard Attenborough stars in this British drama as Tom Curtis, an ordinary man with a job in a factory. A new employee, Travers (Alfred Burke), begins complaining about conditions at the plant and stirs up disharmony among his fellow workers. Tom thinks that there's something fishy about Travers and his methods, and when Travers decides to call a wildcat strike, Tom refuses to participate and makes a point of standing his ground. However, Travers and his ideas have attracted a groundswell of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Craig, Bryan Forbes
In Theaters:
Valiant Pictures


as Joe Wallace

as Bert Connolly

as Travers

as Eddie Barrett

as Martindale

as Himself

as Billy Armstrong

as Roberts

as Sid Thompson
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Before he became director (Gandhi), Attenborough excelled as actor, here giving a powerful performance in the British Oscar-nominated drama about a man who refuses to join his mates in labor strike.

Full Review… | March 21, 2012

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