Prick Up Your Ears1987
Released in the USA on April 17 of 1987, "Prick Up Your Ears" (also known as "Stürmische Leben des Joe Orton, Das", "Prick Up - l'importanza di essere Joe") is a Biography/Comedy/Drama film directed by Stephen Frears . Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina are starring, alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Janet Dale and Julie Walters.
Who directed "Prick Up Your Ears":
Prick Up Your Ears was directed by Stephen Frears, an English director, actor, and producer.
Before making Prick Up Your Ears, Stephen Frears had directed The Hit, released in 1984, Bloody Kids (1979), Gumshoe (1971). Since, he directed Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, released in 1987, Dangerous Liaisons (1988), The Grifters (1990), Hero (1992), The Hi-Lo Country (1998), and High Fidelity (2000).
When was "Prick Up Your Ears" released:
Prick Up Your Ears was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 17, 1987. Also released on Friday, April 17, 1987 have been Project X (dir. Jonathan Kaplan), Summer Camp Nightmare (dir. Bert L. Dragin), Wild Thing (dir. Max Reid), and Rawhead Rex (dir. George Pavlou). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, April 06, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 11, 1987 in France; Thursday, November 19, 1987 in Germany and on Saturday, October 10, 1987 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Prick Up Your Ears":
At the casting of Prick Up Your Ears we find Gary Oldman, previously seen in Sid and Nancy (1986); Alfred Molina (Ladyhawke (1985), Letter to Brezhnev (1985)); Vanessa Redgrave (The Bostonians (1984), Sing Sing (1983)) [ more... ]
- Gary Oldman and Julie Walters also appeared together in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, released in 2007.
- Wallace Shawn and Vanessa Redgrave also appeared in The Bostonians, released in 1984.
What is the Storyline of "Prick Up Your Ears":
The film tells the story of Orton and Halliwell in flashback, framed by sequences of Lahr researching the book upon which the film is based with Orton's literary agent, Peggy Ramsay. Orton and Halliwell's relationship is traced from its beginnings at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Orton starts out as the uneducated youth to Halliwell's older faux-sophisticate. As the relationship progresses, however, Orton grows increasingly confident in his talent while Halliwell's writing stagnates. They fall into a [...]
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