Bartleby

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Bartleby

Bartleby

Release Date: October 30, 1970

Year    :   1970
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Pantheon Film Productions
Director    :   Anthony Friedman
Producers    :   James Liggat, Rodney Carr-Smith, Bryan Coates, Anthony Friedman
Writers    :   Herman Melville, Rodney Carr-Smith, Anthony Friedman
RunTime    :   78 mins.

Updated to 1970s London, this faithful adaptation of Herman Melville's classic follows a young accounting clerk rebelling against his employer by responding to demands to do work by saying, "I prefer not to." This is carried on ad absurdum until the office is in chaos because the other employees must do Bartleby's work. His boss is unable to fire or help him and eventually has him placed in a mental hospital.




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