Two wounded gangsters on the run descend upon a retired businessman living like a hermit with his young, bored and flirtatious French wife in an old castle on Holy Island, off the Northumberland coast. The arrival of the gangsters disrupts the couple’s eccentric relationship. (Awards: Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, 1966) Cast includes Donald Pleasence, Francoise Dorleac, Jacqueline Bisset, Lionel Stander and Jack MacGowran.
Comedy → Black comedy
Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Kidnapping
Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Insanity
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