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Servant, The

Synopsis
Based on a novel by Robin Maugham, the drama is the story of a sinister manservant who insinuates himself into the life of his master and gradually reverses their respective roles. It captures the unease running through early 60s British society in the wake of the Profumo scandal and the Lady Chatterley trial.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1963
Notes
Reviewed in ‘Monthly Film Bulletin’ No 359 (12/63), p169.
Subjects
Drama; Film studies; Literature
Keywords
film adaptations; Pinter, Harold; social class

Credits

Director
Joseph Losey
Producer
Joseph Losey; Norman Priggen
Writer
Harold Pinter
Cast
Dirk Bogarde 
James Fox 
Sarah Miles 
Wendy Craig 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
111 minutes
Year
2008

Production Company

Name

Elstree

Name

Springbok

Distributor

 

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Address
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Notes
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