Michael Caine stars as Alfie, a Cockney Casanova, in this outstanding example of 1960s British filmmaking.
Alfie is a good-looking charmer, who finds that the Swinging Sixties are a great time to be around in. He's always able to sweet-talk women into bed, and he just doesn't care about the consequences. The film charts Alfie's complex and amoral amour, while he offers his own perspective, addressing the camera with his observations on life and love.
So what's it all about, Alfie?
- " Though it's very much a product of its time, Alfie has aged well because it's a funny, sad and insightful look at an eternal struggle. " – Christopher Lloyd (The Film Yap)
- " Alfie (Michael Caine) is more than just a perpetual bachelor; he's a ladies' man, a cad, a man about town. Put bluntly: Alfie loves to have sex. He meets women and takes what he wants from them: pleasure. But behind him, Alfie is leaving a trail of misery " – AskMen.com Staff (AskMen.com)
- " Caine does such a flawless job in the role that he alone makes the film. " – David Cornelius (eFilmCritic.com)