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Screen Two: Hotel du Lac

Synopsis

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starring
Anna Massey
Denholm Elliott
Googie Withers Patricia Hodge Julia McKenzie
Barry Foster and Irene Handl
Screenplay CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON
From the prize-winning novel by ANITA BROOKNER
Romantic novelist
Edith Hope so horrifies her friends that they banish her to the solitude of a Swiss hotel. She decides to work out her exile by observing her few fellow-guests: Mrs Pusey and her daughter Jennifer with their simple greed; the mysterious Monica; the deaf Countess cast off by her son; and Philip Neville who preaches a doctrine of pure selfishness. Edith soon finds herself entangled in their lives.
Original music by CARL DAVIS Film editor DICK ALLEN
Designer BARBARA GOSNOLD Photography KEN MACMILLAN Producer SUE BIRTWISTLE Director GILES FOSTER
0 FEATURE: page 8 and FILMS: page 22
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Contributors

Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Denholm Elliott
Unknown: Googie Withers
Unknown: Patricia Hodge
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Christopher Hampton
Unknown: Edith Hope
Unknown: Mrs Pusey
Unknown: Philip Neville
Music By: Carl Davis
Editor: Dick Allen
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Unknown: Ken MacMillan
Producer: Sue Birtwistle
Director: Giles Foster
Edith Hope: Anna Massey
Philip Neville: Denholm Elliott
Mrs Pusey: Googie Withers
Jennifer Pusey: Julia McKenzie
Monica: Patricia Hodge
Madame de Bonneuil: Irene Handl
David Simmonds: Barry Foster
Penelope Milne: Ann Firbank
Harold Webb: Geoffrey Chater
Geoffrey Long: Jeffrey Wickham
Hotel proprietor: Maurice Travail
Alain: Jean-Marc Barr
Mrs Dempster: Patsy Byrne
Hostess: Andree Evans
Priscilla: Collette Gleeson
Caterer: Clare McIntyre






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