It was in the reign of George III that the aforesaid personages lived and quarelled; Good or bad, handsome or ugly, rich or poor they are all equal now.
The 18th century according to Stanley Kubrick (and William Thackeray). If you've never seen this - you're a twat. Just kidding. Sort of. Don't rent this. Buy it. And wear it out. It's perfection in every way.
In a world of 'awesome' big budget, Adam Sandler stupidity - your viewing this will graduate you from a black, notch lapel, "tux" from The Men's Wearhouse to a midnight blue, Mohair dinner jacket with peak lapel. You will see art move on screen. You will be moved. And not just into a bigger house.
If you don't know Lyndon - - I envy you the experience of seeing it for the first time. Not a word is said in this clip. Res ipsa loquitur, baby.