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Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his family is. But is this how they really are or is it his own vindictive slant on things?

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  1. David Mercer


  2. Alain Resnais


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  1. Dirk Bogarde

    Dirk Bogarde

    Claude Langham

  2. Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    Sonia Langham

  3. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    Clive Langham

  4. David Warner

    David Warner

    Kevin Langham / Kevin Woodford

  5. Denis Lawson

    Denis Lawson

    Dave Woodford

  6. Elaine Stritch

    Elaine Stritch

    Molly Langham / Helen Wiener

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

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  • January 25, 1977



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