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Crime LGBTQ 
19611h 30mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Tags: Adaptation Prison Country: United Kingdom

In early 1960s London, barrister Melville Farr is on the path to success. With his practice winning cases and a loving marriage to his wife, Farr's career and personal life are nearly idyllic. However, when blackmailers link Farr to a young gay man, everything Farr has worked for is threatened. As it turns out, Farr is a closeted homosexual -- which is problematic, due to Britain's anti-sodomy laws. But instead of giving in, Farr decides to fight.Victim featuring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a crime and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,226 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Basil Dearden


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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#774 Ranked Movie

#24 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#84 Ranked in Political Movies

#141 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Victim has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,226 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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