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Morgan! (also known as Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment) is a 1966 film made by the British Lion Films Corporation. It was directed by Karel Reisz and produced by Leon Clore from a screenplay by David Mercer. The play had previously appeared on BBC Television, the leading role at that time being played by Keith Barron.

The film stars David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave and Robert Stephens with Irene Handl and Bernard Bresslaw.

It tells the story of working-class artist Morgan Delt (David Warner), obsessed with Karl Marx and gorillas, who tries to stop his ex-wife (Vanessa Redgrave) from remarrying.

The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Vanessa Redgrave) and Best Costume Design, Black-and-White.

The film was also nominated for the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at Cannes Film Festival and Redgrave was awarded Best Actress.

American 80's icon Morgan Fairchild took her first name from this film.





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