2016, 180 min, 2K DCP, Wri. Terrence Rattigan, Dir. Carrie Cracknell
"This production is a stand-out. Helen McCrory is fantastic. Carrie Cracknell directs with total assurance." – The Times
A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production.
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