Rent The Go-Between (1970)

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1h 53min
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Synopsis:
Based on the novel by L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between links the present and the past taking an ageing bachelor back to the long hot summer when he was twelve and lost his boyish heart to a beautiful, headstrong young woman who used his adoration to suit her own purposes. Summer 1900: Leo is the guest of Marcus, a wealthy classmate, at a grand home in rural Norfolk. Leo is befriended by Marion (Julie Christie), Marcus's sister who is about to be engaged to Huge who is a viscount, however she has fallen in love with a handsome young tenant farmer (Alan Bates) who's class difference make an open affair unthinkable.
She is unable to resist temptation though and sends messages to her lover to arrange a meeting through Leo, the go-between
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Harold Pinter, L.P. Hartley
Others:
Peter Handford
Studio:
Optimum
Genres:
British Films, Classics, Drama, Romance
Countries:
UK
Awards:

1972 BAFTA Best Screen Play

1972 BAFTA Best Supporting Actor

1972 BAFTA Best Supporting Actress

1971 Cannes Palme d'Or

BBFC:
Release Date:
22/01/2007
Run Time:
113 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
15/02/2010
Run Time:
116 minutes
Languages:
Cantalonian, English, German
Subtitles:
Castillian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Interview with Joshua Losey
  • Interview with Michael Billington
  • Interview with Patricia Losey
  • Interview with Gerry Fisher
  • Interview with John Heyman
  • Audio recording of Joseph Losey interviewed by Dilys Powell in 1973
  • BD-Live
  • Horlicks television advert directed by Joseph Losey

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