The Passionate Friends
- 91 min
- Directed by: David Lean
- Cast: Ann Todd, Claude Rains, Trevor Howard
Mary and her husband Howard are on holiday in Switzerland when she runs into her former lover for the first time in nine years, causing a rift in her present relationship. Adapted from the HG Wells novel, David Thomson has called this the Lean film 'most deserving rediscovery'.
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Reviews & features
In Which They Serve17 Jul 2008
The British Film Institute’s re-release of the rarely seen and now beautifully restored David Lean film The Passionate Friends is only the tip of the iceberg in terms of the celebration of the centenary of the great British filmmaker’s birth. In…
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