Barry Lyndon | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | August 13, 2011
entertainment value
Kubrick’s masterful eye makes this a truly beautiful film to behold.The deft screenplay makes this 3 hour journey anything but cumbersome.
genre Drama | Romance | War
synopsis In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love of his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to Dublin, but is robbed on the road. Without any other alternative, Barry joins the British Army to fight in the Seven Years War.
lead actors Ryan O'Neal | Marisa Berenson | Hardy Krüger | Diana Körner | Frank Middlemass | Arthur O'Sullivan | Godfrey Quigley | Patrick Magee | Steven Berkoff | Gay Hamilton | Marie Kean | Murray Melvin | André Morell | Leonard Rossiter | Leon Vitali | Billy Boyle
director Stanley Kubrick