CHARLIE BUBBLES (Albert Finney, 1967)

Charlie Bubbles has evolved from his working-class roots in Manchester to become a rich, successful novelist. However, “success” has proven to be a double-edged sword; Charlie, who lives in London, attracts unwanted attention and, from the old crowd back home, some spiteful envy. Even well-meaning folk—chance acquaintances—may not quite “get” him. An overaged busboy, who […]