Tommy

Tommy

1975, PG, 111 min. Directed by Ken Russell. Starring Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Roger Daltrey, Elton John, Eric Clapton.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Wed., June 20, 2001

An all-star cast (including Elton John, Eric Clapton, TIna Turner, and more) delivers this wild film treatment of the Who's rock opera.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Ken Russell
Amazing Journey
Amazing Journey
Six from Britain's bad-boy directors

Marc Savlov, Oct. 7, 2011

More Ken Russell Films
The Music Lovers With Live Concert
...

Sept. 25, 2020

The Music Lovers
...

Sept. 25, 2020

More by Marjorie Baumgarten
The Way I See It
Portrait of presidential photographer Pete Souza has depth but lacks focus

Sept. 18, 2020

Our Time Machine
Stunning documentary about puppetry, art, Alzhiemer's, and a son's love

Sept. 11, 2020

KEYWORDS FOR THIS FILM

Tommy, Ken Russell, Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Roger Daltrey, Elton John, Eric Clapton

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle