The Deep Blue Sea
- US / UK
- 1h 38min
- Directed by: Terence Davies
- Written by: Terence Davies
- Cast: Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale
- UK release: 25 November 2011
Hester (Weisz) is torn between her respectable marriage to a kindly High Court judge (Beale, excellent) and a failing affair with dashing but boorish and callow RAF pilot Freddie (Hiddleston). Admirers of director Davies will be thrilled: his adaptation of Rattigan's 1952 play is unashamedly old-fashioned but luscious and masterly.
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Reviews & features
The Deep Blue Sea9 Nov 2011
Unashamedly old-fashioned film luscious proof of genius of Davies and Rattigan
(12A) 98mins The combination of Terence Davies and Terence Rattigan is a match made in heaven. Rattigan’s centenary year has brought renewed appreciation of his gifts as an astute chronicler of loneliness and longing, whilst Davies is a past master…
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