The satirizing of men and women in modern England in the 1970 film Take a Girl Like You is hardly strong or memorable. The insights are few and the laughs are zero. There are men who are horndogs and Hayley Mills‘s Jenny refusing to lose her virginity.
A Kingsley Amis book is the source novel here. The movie was directed by the late Jonathan Miller, a British theatre director who may or may not have been an artist; I can’t say. To me, Take a Girl Like You is tame, insignificant non-art. It is worth seeing, though—I’ll make the concession—for the charm and good looks of Miss Mills.
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