Performance

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Visually dazzling, finely acted investigation into such diverse matters as identity, sexuality, violence, power, and underground culture in late 1960s London. James Fox stars as Chas, a sadistic petty gangster who has trouble fitting in, even with his hoodlum cohorts. Chas gets into trouble with boss Harry Flowers (Johnny Shannon) after Chas carries out...read more

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(Movie Clip) Opening, Bachelor
James Fox and Anne Sidney in the unorthodox and R-rated opening of Performance, 1970, directed by writer Donald Cammell and cinematographer Nicholas R (more…)
(Movie Clip) Memo From Turner
Mick Jagger with his band wrote and recorded this number for his character Turner, who dresses down the gangsters (Anthony Morton, John Bindon et al) (more…)
(Movie Clip) Poor White Hound Dog
Soundtrack cut from Merry Clayton as Chaz (James Fox), half through his make-over, pops in on Turner (Mick Jagger) and Performance, 1970, looks very m (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Push The Buttons
Pherber (Anita Pallenberg) is bandaging Chas (James Fox) while Turner (Mick Jagger) performs an improvised talking-blues not available on the soundtra (more…)
(Movie Clip) Blood Of This Vegetable
Gangster Chas (James Fox) is alarmed to find he's been drugged with mushrooms by Turner (Mick Jagger) and girlfriends (Anita Pallenberg, Michele Breto (more…)
(Movie Clip) Goodbye The Ferrari
Injured gangster Chas (James Fox) is scamming a bit, trying to gain entrance to Turner's Notting Hill house, on the intercom with Pherber (Anita Palle (more…)
(Movie Clip) Cog In An Organ
Head gangster Harry (Johnny Shannon) is explaining things to victim Joey (Anthony Valentine) and scolding thug Chas (James Fox) for over-enthusiasm in (more…)

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  • Rating: R
  • Review: Visually dazzling, finely acted investigation into such diverse matters as identity, sexuality, violence, power, and underground culture in late 1960s London. James Fox stars as Chas, a sadistic petty gangster who has trouble fitting in, even with his hoo… (more)

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