The Year of the Sex Olympics (DVd) DVD

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In the near future, society is split into two strata: The ˜lowdrives' make up the zombielike majority, mentally anaesthetized by an incessant diet of television, largely consisting of pornography. Television, and by extension the masses, is controlled by the ˜highdrives', an educated class who remain servile through their perpetual quest for better ratings and audience subjugation. When the lowdrives start to become increasingly uninterested in the programming on offer, coordinator Ugo Priest (Leonard Rossiter) ends up accidentally happening upon a new entertainment... concept ..reality television. First broadcast in 1968 The Year of the Sex Olympics is one of the most original pieces of television drama ever written and would foreshadow the likes of Big Brother and the phenomenon that is Love Island. Introduction by film critic and author Kim Newman (2003) Audio commentary by actor Brian Cox (2003) Other extras TBC ***FIRST PRESSING ONLY*** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits [show more]

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Released
20 April 2020
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Bfi 
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Runtime
103 minutes 
Features
Dolby, PAL 
Barcode
5035673021286 
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