From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Tommy (1975, UK) is a Cult Rock 'n' Roll Surreal/Experimental film directed by Ken Russell


Main Details

  • Released in: 1975
  • Color
  • Runtime: 111 mins.
  • Production Co.: Robert Stigwood Organisation Ltd.|Hemdale
  • Directed by Ken Russell
  • Written by The Who (Pete Townshend [rock opera], John Entwistle and Keith Moon [additional material]), Ken Russell (screenplay)
  • Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jack Nicholson
  • Produced by Ken Russell, Robert Stigwood, Harry Benn, Christopher Stamp, Beryl Vertue
  • Cinematography by Dick Bush, Robin Lehman, Ronnie Taylor
  • Film Editing by Stuart Baird

Plot Summary

  • The Who's rock opera about a boy rendered blind, deaf and dumb who becomes a pinball wizard and the leader of a cult.


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