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Release Date: January 21, 1974

Year    :   1974
Slogan    :   «His wife just left him for another man. And so did his boyfriend.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Cinévision Ltée, The American Film Theatre
Director    :   Harold Pinter
Producers    :   Henry T. Weinstein, Robert A. Goldston, Otto Plaschkes, Ely A. Landau
Writers    :   Simon Gray
RunTime    :   127 mins.

Butley is set in Queen Mary’s College, London and focuses on two English instructors, Ben Butley, a middle-aged former T. S. Eliot expert whose life is now in a shambles, and his protégé, Joey, a homosexual. With both Joey and his wife leaving, Butley faces a life alone, fighting back with wit, obscenity and booze.

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