Mature Audiences Only

For mature audiences only

Following his major success with 2001: A Space Odyssey, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick adapted Anthony Burgess’s futuristic novel A Clockwork Orange, set in a London where gangs of teenage “droogs” commit acts of violence while an iron-fisted state exerts power. When vicious yet charismatic droog Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) is sentenced to prison after committing murder, he becomes a guinea pig in an experimental aversion therapy designed to recondition him.

“As with nearly all of Kubrick's work, outrage has given way to admiration, and A Clockwork Orange is now accepted as one of cinema's definitive imaginings of a dystopian future.” —Toronto International Film Festival Cinematheque

Presented as part of the “Summer of Kubrick,” organized by Brazos Bookstore.


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Director
Stanley Kubrick
Released
1971
Country
UK/USA
Running Time
136 minutes
Format
DCP, Color