R | | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
Stanley Kubrick and the actors hewed so closely to the book that sometimes they wouldn't even use the formal screenplay on set. Instead, they simply carried the novel as a reference for dialogue in the scenes.
There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening. The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or ...
In the marina scene, George is seen wearing his hat as he gets up in the shot of Dim falling into the water. Moments later as Alex is cutting Dim's hand, George is doubled over in the background without his hat. As Dim falls backward in recoil from the cut, George is seen in the same position with his hat on.
The opening and closing credits are slides with the random colors in the background and the text are only white, instead of the black background.
The home video version originally released in Brazil lacks the religious service in prison. This scene is only available in the recently released Stanley Kubrick Collection DVD/VHS versions.
£618,615 (UK) (19 March 2000)
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