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BFF21 A Clockwork Orange

R18+ 135 MIN
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Celebrating its 50th anniversary and presented in a stunning 4K restoration, Stanley Kubrick’s cult classic A Clockwork Orange is a disturbing and thought-provoking sci-fi film adapted from Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel. In a dystopian future England, sadistic gang leader Alex (Malcolm McDowell) is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it does not go as planned.


WINNER – Venice Film Festival 1972, Pasinetti Award – Best Foreign Film  

WINNER – Evening Standard British Film Awards 1972, Best Film, Best Actor 

WINNER – Hugo Awards 1972, Best Dramatic Presentation 

WINNER – Nastro d’Argento Awards 1973, Best Foreign Director 

WINNER – Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1972, Best Film 

WINNER – New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1971, Best Film, Best Director 

NOMINEE – Academy Awards 1972, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium 

NOMINEE – BAFTA Awards 1973, Best Film, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Track  

NOMINEE – Golden Globes 1972, Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Actor – Drama 


"A stone-cold classic, no getting around the fact... "

- Kermode & Mayo's Film Review

"There are no passages where we can sit back, listen and admire. The film just hits, and hits hard. It works, as only a master could make it."

- The Times

"With Kubrick's brilliant direction & screenplay (from the novel by Anthony Burgess), astounding visuals, and intriguing themes, the film is an unforgettable cinematic experience that continues to elicit much discussion and analysis."

- The Blu Spot

Movie Information

Release date

Wednesday 3rd November


135 min




Malcolm McDowell, Michael Bates, Patrick Magee


Stanley Kubrick


Film Festival



Participating Cinemas

Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace James Street, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Verona, Palace Westgarth, Pentridge Cinema, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Astor Theatre, Palace Central Sydney, Kino Cinema, Palace Raine Square