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"Room at the Top" is a 1959 British film based on the novel of the same name by John Braine. The novel was adapted by Neil Paterson with uncredited work by Mordecai Richler. It was directed by Jack Clayton and produced by John and James Woolf. The film stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit, Donald Houston and Hermione Baddeley.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producers: James Woolf & Sir John Woolf
- written by John Braine, Mordecai Richler, Neil Paterson
- based on a story by John Braine
- cinematography by Freddie Francis
- edited by Ralph Kemplen
- music by Mario Nascimbene
- genres: Black-and-white, Kitchen sink realism, British New Wave, Melodrama, Drama
- tagline: A Savage Story of lust and ambition.
- released in (57 years ago)
- Academy Award for Best Director nomination for Jack Clayton
- Academy Award for Best Actor (Role: Joe Lampton) nomination for Laurence Harvey
- Academy Award for Best Actress (Role: Alice Aisgill) nomination for Simone Signoret
- Academy Award for Best Picture nomination for James Woolf & Sir John Woolf
- Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Role: Elspeth) nomination for Hermione Baddeley
- Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nomination for Neil Paterson
- BAFTA Award for Best British Actor nomination for Donald Wolfit
- BAFTA Award for Best British Actor nomination for Laurence Harvey
- BAFTA Award for Best British Actress nomination for Hermione Baddeley
- BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress nomination for Simone Signoret
- BAFTA Award for Best Film nomination for Jack Clayton
- BAFTA Award for Best British Film nomination for Jack Clayton
- Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama (role: Alice Aisgill) nomination for Simone Signoret
- Samuel Goldwyn International Award
- BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles nomination for Mary Peach
- BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress, received by Simone Signoret
- BAFTA Award for Best Film, received by Jack Clayton
- BAFTA Award for Best British Film, received by Jack Clayton
- National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, received by Simone Signoret
- Cannes Best Actress Award, received by Simone Signoret
- Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, received by Neil Paterson
- Academy Award for Best Actress (Role: Alice Aisgill), received by Simone Signoret
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Room at the top is a way of describing the opportunity to join the higher ranks of an organization. The phrase is attributed to the American politician Daniel Webster (1782-1852), who was warned against attempting to enter the overcrowded ...
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