The Lie (1970)

10/29/1970 (GB) 1h 30m
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Ingmar Bergman play looking at the cool and brittle relationship between a successful architect (Frank Finlay) and his academic wife (Gemma Jones). Commissioned by the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation on behalf of European members participating in ‘The Largest Theatre in the World’. This, the Radio Times explained, was ‘a project which enabled a play to be broadcast simultaneously in several languages across Europe.’ This UK Play For Today version was directed by Alan Bridges, whilst an American version was put out on CBS, directed by Alex Segal

  1. Alan Bridges


  2. Paul Britten Austin


  3. Ingmar Bergman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gemma Jones

    Gemma Jones

    Anna Firth

  2. Frank Finlay

    Frank Finlay

    Andrew Firth

  3. John Carson

    John Carson

    Ellis Anderson

  4. Mark Dignam

    Mark Dignam

    Anna's father

  5. Annette Crosbie

    Annette Crosbie


  6. Joss Ackland

    Joss Ackland


  7. Caroline Blakiston

    Caroline Blakiston


  8. Adam Tandy

    Adam Tandy


  9. Lysandre De La Haye


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Original Language English

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