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Film of the Week #239: Billy Budd (1962)
Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
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Directed by: Peter Ustinov
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Yet another film from my 500>400 list. It probably needs a rewatch, as I saw it years ago, and remember being most impressed by the performances
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I enjoyed it. Great performances by the actor playing the title character as well as a few others 8/10
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Agreed on the performances. Stamp was excellent, and this was probably my favorite role for Robert Ryan--he really sells his character in this one, albeit a bit melodramatically.