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.

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Credits

director

Joseph Losey

co-producer

John Heyman

Norman Priggen

Robert Velaise

production company

EMI/Parlophone

World Film Services

Duration

01:52:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324763

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q664020

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