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The Go-Between

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The Go-Between

Director Joseph Losey and writer Harold Pinter’s immaculate 1971 adaptation of LP Hartley’s tale of illicit passion and snobbery in Edwardian Norfolk enjoys a slight return on new digital print.

GFT, Glasgow from Sun 9-Tue 11 Aug.

The Go-Between

  • 1970
  • UK
  • 116 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joseph Losey
  • Cast: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Edward Fox

Twelve-year-old Leo, on holiday at a friend's country estate, becomes a messenger in the romance between his friend's older sister and a local farmer. However, the affair is to have tragic consequences. LP Hartley's tale of adolescence and lost innocence provides an atmospheric depiction of the destructive British class…

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