Miriam Karlin

Born: 23 June 1925, Hampstead, London
Died: 3 June 2011, London

Highlighted works

  • The Small World of Sammy Lee

    The Small World of Sammy Lee

    Seedy Soho strip-club compere Sammy (Anthony Newley) races to escape the heavies who hunt him in this gritty, engrossing 1960s London thriller.

  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A dystopian future London is the playground of a teenage gang leader in Stanley Kubrick’s stylish, controversial take on Anthony Burgess’s novel about violence and free will.

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    Set in a 2020s Britain without children, Alfonso Cuaron’s brilliantly shot thriller depicts an all-too-believable dystopia, where everyman Clive Owen must – literally – save the future of humanity.

  • Room at the Top

    Room at the Top

    This drama of social mobility in a northern factory town proved a landmark British film thanks to director Jack Clayton’s mature treatment of sexuality and class.

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