Prick Up Your Ears

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography

Stephen Frears's PRICK UP YOUR EARS chronicles the rise and tragic demise of Joe Orton, the gay playwright whose brief but dazzling career spawned the brilliant farces Loot, Entertaining Mr. Sloan and What the Butler Saw and made a lasting contribution to the English-language theater. Born John Orton in Leicester, England, Orton died at age 34 in 1967 when...read more

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Stephen Frears's PRICK UP YOUR EARS chronicles the rise and tragic demise of Joe Orton, the gay playwright whose brief but dazzling career spawned the brilliant farces Loot, Entertaining Mr. Sloan and What the Butler Saw and made a lasting contribution to… (more)

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