A Fine Madness

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

An offbeat attempt to document the view of poet Connery, who is frustrated in his attempts to compose a masterpiece. He dislikes women, being considerate only to his second wife, Woodward. Late alimony payments contribute to woes resulting in a nervous breakdown. He tries to get help, but ends up with a lobotomy. Director Kershner demonstrates fine visual...read more

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A Fine Madness - Official Trailer
03:26 — Genius, poet and carpet cleaner Samson Shillitoe (Sean Connery) has writer's block - and he can't bluster, clobber or curse it away. But just watch hi (more…)
(Movie Clip) Poems Taking Shape
Having just evaded another pack of bill collectors, struggling New York poet Samson Shillitoe (Sean Connery) flees to the apartment where, he discover (more…)
(Movie Clip) Hank Longfellow
At his day job shampooing the carpet in an executive office, married poet Samson Shillitoe (Sean Connery) feels no inhibition toward secretary Miss Wa (more…)

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Sun Sep 24 8:00am
A Fine Madness TCM

Sean Connery plays a rebellious poet bedeviled by love, sex and psychiatry. Rhoda: Joanne Woodward. West: Patrick O'Neal. Lydia: Jean Seberg. Vera: Colleen Dewhurst. Menken: Clive Revill. Mrs. Fish: Kay Medford. Miss Walnicki: Sue Ane Langdon. Wild, offbea (more…)

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  • Review: An offbeat attempt to document the view of poet Connery, who is frustrated in his attempts to compose a masterpiece. He dislikes women, being considerate only to his second wife, Woodward. Late alimony payments contribute to woes resulting in a nervous bre… (more)

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