A Kind of Loving (1962)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 12, 1962 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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This well-wrought romance takes place in Lancashire, England, in an industrial area where Vic (Alan Bates) and Ingrid (June Ritchie) work in the same factory. He is a draftsman who wants only a physical relationship with the woman of his choice (Ingrid), while she is a typist who wants true love with the man she's interested in (Vic). In carefully handled scenes throughout, Vic and Ingrid get together, but with consequences neither could have foreseen: Ingrid becomes pregnant, and that one indisputable fact tests the mettle of their relationship more than anything else they could have imagined. Directed by John Schlesinger.

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coming-of-age, conflict, lust, marital-problems, mother-in-law, pregnancy, struggle, working-class