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Running time
101 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Robert Altman
John Williams
Vilmos Zsigmond
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Co-production United Kingdom-United States; Hemdale Film Corporation / Columbia Pictures / Lion's Gate Films
Drama. Horror. Mystery | Psychological Thriller
Synopsis / Plot
A man and his wife visit their weekend cottage located in a scenic but isolated corner of the countrytside. The man is in good spirits but has his mind on other things. He doesn't pay much attention to his wife's concerns. She's experiencing a mental deterioration in which she "sees" a former lover who was killed years ago in a plane crash. A family friend now drops by to visit with his 12 year old daughter. The wife isn't always sure whether these visitors are real or imaginary. Her deterioration continues, leading to tragic results.
1972: Nominated for Oscar Oscar: Best Soundtrack
1972: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best English-Language Foreign Film
1972: Cannes Film Festival: Award Best Actress (Susannah York)
1972: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
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