Tommy is a British independent rock musical fantasy drama film based upon The Who's rock opera album Tommy about a "seemingly disabled" boy. Tina Turner in Tommy () Roger Daltrey in Tommy () Jack Nicholson in .. All considered Tommy is a must-see for open-minded film enthusiasts, and. biosugihindonesia.com: Tommy: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John, Eric Only six short years later was Tommy translated into film form, and although.
One thing is sure: there has never been a movie musical quite like Tommy, a weird, crazy, wonderfully excessive version of The Who's rock. This scene is the occasion for Tommy's first smile, as well it might be. Then there's the great pinball tournament, which is the movie's best single. Tommy: The Movie. The Who emerged from the mod scene of early-'60s London with an ear-splitting, anarchic, distinctively British version of.
Henry Hauser (HH): I suspect I'm in the minority here, but I think Tommy (the film) was a major misstep. On their '69 LP, The Who offer up the. A version of this review appears in print on March 20, of the National edition with the headline: Film::'Tommy,' The Who's Rock Saga.