Billy Budd

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

BILLY BUDD is a "what might have been" picture. The story was almost impossible to make into a movie because it's more of an operatic plot, replete with good and evil allegorically depicted. Stamp stars as Billy, an ingenuous young man sadistically treated by Ryan, master-at-arms aboard a late 18th-century fighting ship of the British navy. Ustinov, who...read more

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Billy Budd - Official Trailer
02:59 — Adapted from the last book written by Herman Melville an allegory of good vs. evil with innocence standing by as the helpless victim. A naive young ma (more…)
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03:02 — H.M.S. Avenger is headed into battle against the French fleet during the Napoleonic Wars, and the dark shadow of two recent mutinies in the English fl (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: BILLY BUDD is a "what might have been" picture. The story was almost impossible to make into a movie because it's more of an operatic plot, replete with good and evil allegorically depicted. Stamp stars as Billy, an ingenuous young man sadistically treated… (more)

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