The Go-between

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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Based on L.P. Hartley’s classic Edwardian novel. The screenplay written by Harold Pinter is the story of lost love, youth and innocence. Spending a long hot summer at a Norfolk stately home, a young boy becomes the misunderstood carrier of love letters between an aristocratic lady and a local farmer - a forbidden romance ending in heartbreak and tragedy for all. Cast includes Julie Christie, Dominic Guard, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave, Michael Gough, Edward Fox and Alan Bates.

Credits

director

Joseph Losey

co-producer

Norman Priggen

John Heyman

Robert Velaise

production company

World Film Services

EMI/Parlophone

Language

English

Duration

01:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36549

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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