">Name: Stanley Kubrick's "Clockwork Orange" banned in Britain
Artist: Stanley Kubrick
Confronting Bodies: Local police authorities and the concerned public
Date of Action: 1974
Specific Location: Britain
Description of Artwork: The film, based on a book of the same name, takes place in a future England and follows a teenaged gang leader who enjoys rape and ultraviolence. He volunteers for a rehabilitation program which removes his desire for violence, but leaves him suicidal.
In response to the uproar it was causing in Britain, Kubrick had the film withdrawn from the country, even though it had already been running for 61 weeks there.
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