Petulia is a British drama film directed by Richard Lester. The screenplay by Lawrence B. Marcus is based on the novel Me and the Arch Kook Petulia by John Haase. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France. The film has a non-linear construction with frequent flash-backs and flash-forwards The title character is a young San Francisco socialite married to a savagely abusive man. She finagles a meeting with physician Archie Bollen, whom she first saw and with whom she became smitten as he treated an injured...
|Directed by:||Richard Lester|
|Producer:||Don Devlin, Raymond Wagner, Dennis O'Dell|
|Music by:||John Barry|
|Screenplay by:||John Haase, Lawrence B. Marcus|