One Fine Day (1979)

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George Phillips, a middle-aged Londoner, works as an estate agent for the firm of Frobisher, Rendell and Ross. His home life is soured by clashes with his wife over whether their teenage ... See full summary »


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12 April 2018 | ukkid35
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| Thirteeen
I was not the target demographic when I saw this

I can almost remember the elegiac melancholy that pervaded the 90 minutes or so of its running time

I am a big fan of Dave Allen, which is why I watched this play, and the experience was transformative

It showed me what being an adult might entail: nothing is certain, nothing works out, nothing makes sense

It is an incredible loss that DA was never given another role to move us in this way, but as a swan song it doesn't get any better

I remember that after the broadcast there was an earnest discussion where Frears was challenged by some critics who seemed to be from a different century, a different world completely

I'm not even a Stephen Frears fan, but even as a thirteen year old I knew those critics were clueless, irrelevant, and blind to the beauty of this work

Thank You DA and may your God go with you

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