Hotel du Lac

United Kingdom, 1986

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After narrowly avoiding an unsuitable marriage, a woman novelist retreats to an elegant Swiss hotel in the off-season, where she ponders her life whilst carefully observing her fellow guests. A nicely paced and detailed adaptation of a Booker Prize-winning novel, by Anita Brookner, filmed amidst the lakes and mountains of Switzerland. Stars Anna Massey and Denholm Elliott.

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Credits

production company

BBC-TV

producer

Sue Birtwistle

director

Giles Foster

Duration

01:15:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324898

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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