A Dangerous Age

A Dangerous Age is a 1958 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

A Dangerous Age
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Directed bySidney J. Furie
Written bySidney J. Furie
StarringBen Piazza
Anne Pearson
Kate Reid
Austin Willis
Barbara Hamilton
Music byPhil Nimmons
CinematographyHerbert Alpert
Edited byDavid Nicholson
Release date
London, England, May, 1958
Running time
71 min.
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish

Plot summary

Sidney J. Furie's[1][2] low-budget tale about young lovers (Ben Piazza and Anne Pearson) on the run from an uncaring adult world – they just want to get married but are thwarted at every turn – remains something of landmark in English-Canadian feature production.

Reception

A Dangerous Age[3][4] began as an hour-long drama for CBC-TV, where the 24-year-old Furie worked as a writer, and received critical praise when it was released in the UK where Furie was recognized as a fresh talent; however, it was ignored in Canada.

References

  1. http://torontoist.com/2015/04/historicist-sidney-furie-and-a-dangerous-age/ Retrieved Oct. 14/15
  2. Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film, ed. Wyndham Wise, University of Toronto Press, 2001, p. 83
  3. "A Dangerous Age". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  4. Retrieved October 14, 2015


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