The 1970 Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by the US comedian Bob Hope. At that time Miss World was the most-watched TV show in the world with over 100 million viewers. Arguing that beauty competitions objectify women, the newly formed women's liberation movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. When the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In hours a global audience had seen the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty subverted

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Misbehaviour (2020)

PG-13

Crime · 1h 47m · 3/9/2020

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Miss World 1970: The launch of a revolution.

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The 1970 Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by the US comedian Bob Hope. At that time Miss World was the most-watched TV show in the world with over 100 million viewers. Arguing that beauty competitions objectify women, the newly formed women's liberation movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. When the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In hours a global audience had seen the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty subverted

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

France, United Kingdom

Production Company

Entertainment One

Revenue

$1,928,777
Cast
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Jennifer Hosten
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Jessie Buckley

Jo Robinson
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Keira Knightley

Sally Alexander
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Keeley Hawes

Julia Morley
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Lily Newmark

Jane
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Suki Waterhouse

Sandra Wolsfeld - Miss United States
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John Heffernan

Gareth
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Alexa Davies

Sue
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Emma Corrin

Jillian Jessup - Miss South Africa
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Rhys Ifans

Eric Morley
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Greg Kinnear

Bob Hope
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Lesley Manville

Dolores Hope
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Phyllis Logan

Evelyn Alexander
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Rupert Vansittart

Lord Bly
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Ruby Bentall

Sarah
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Lily Travers

Anna
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Katy Carmichael

Head Mecca Woman - Margeret
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Samuel Blenkin

Laurence
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Clara Rosager

Maj Johansson - Miss Sweden
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Ria Zmitrowicz

Mair
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Eileen O'Higgins

Joan Billings
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Isis Hainsworth

Jenny
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Loreece Harrison

Pearl Jansen - Miss Africa South
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Stephen Boxer

Professor Davidson
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Emma D'Arcy

Hazel
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Charlie Anson

Michael Aspel
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Kajsa Mohammar

Eva Reuber-Staier
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Laurel Lefkow

Bob Hope's Secretary
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Martyn Mayger

Journalist
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Delly Allen

Georgina Rizk - Miss Lebanon
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John Sackville

Robin Day
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Daniel Smales

Photographer
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Nicholas Nunn

Student
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Jonathan Rhodes

Journalist
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Ben Sura

Maharaja Of Baroda
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Emily Tebbutt

Yvonne Ormes - Miss United Kingdom
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Miles Jupp

Clive
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Maya Kelly

Abi
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Daniel Gosling

Journalist in Grenada
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Ed Eales White

Journalist
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Taina Haines

Sonia Guerra - Miss Brazil
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Daniel Tiplady

Archie
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Collet Collins

Jennifer Wong - Miss Guyana
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Polly Kemp

Miss Day
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Andreea Helen David

Kara
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Todd Vanhees

Professor
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Busayo Ige

Mainusa Wiles - Miss Liberia
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Chiara King

Ana Maria Lucas - Miss Portugal
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Karin Carlson

Rosemarie Resch - Miss Austria
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Zoe Purdy

Tuanjai Amnakamart - Miss Thailand
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Monica Sarup

Heather Faville - Miss India
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Misato Omori

Hisayo Nakamura - Miss Japan
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Tashi Bullman

Valli Kemp - Miss Australia
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Agila Ratnakumar

Yolanda Ahlip - Miss Ceylon
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Patricia Benitez

Libia Montemayor - Miss Mexico
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Federica Mazzilli

Fátima Shecker - Miss Dominican Republic
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Greta Maria

Irith Lavi - Miss Israel
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Biljana Biki

Tereza Djelmis - Miss Yugoslavia
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Ana Marchionni

Alma Pérez - Miss Puerto Rico
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Laurel Turton

Norma Hickey - Miss Canada
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Freddie Camerlynck

Josefina Gutiérrez - Miss Spain
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Edurne Alegria

Sofía Nimbriotis - Miss Ecuador
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Dionne Hernemar

Patricia Hollman - Miss Holland
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Jessie Leong

Minerva Cagatao - Miss Philippines
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Kaily Lau

Ann Lay - Miss Hong Kong
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Nick Owenford

Arresting Police officer (uncredited)
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Stephen Samson

Patron (uncredited)
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Kemal Shah

Mecca Man (uncredited)
Crew
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Philippa Lowthorpe

Director
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Rebecca Frayn

Writer
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Gaby Chiappe

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Misbehaviour

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/3/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Misbehaviour

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/3/2020

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