The Glittering Prizes [TV Series] (1976)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Ensemble Film  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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A hit with the critics when it first premiered on PBS back in the late 1970s, Frederic Raphael's six-part miniseries details the hopes and fears of an entire generation by following a group of friends who first meet while studying at the esteemed Cambridge University in the 1950s. Later, as the 1950s give way to the turbulent 1960s and the hedonistic 1970s, the once idealistic students find themselves struggling with emotional disillusionment as they attempt to find success on their own terms. Tom Conti and Barbara Kellerman star.

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college, disillusionment, student, university