A Murder of Quality

Overview

A murder investigation at a cloistered boy's school is the subject of this British made-for-television adaptation of John Le Carre's novel. Le Carre's famous detective-hero George Smiley (Denholm Elliott) returns from retirement to look for answers in a mysterious murder at a boarding school, where secret societies, rituals and abuse are the norm.
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Overview

A murder investigation at a cloistered boy's school is the subject of this British made-for-television adaptation of John Le Carre's novel. Le Carre's famous detective-hero George Smiley (Denholm Elliott) returns from retirement to look for answers in a mysterious murder at a boarding school, where secret societies, rituals and abuse are the norm.
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Special Features

John Le Carré biography and bibliography; Cast biographies; Interactive menus; Scene selection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/28/2004
  • UPC: 733961716580
  • Original Release: 1991
  • Rating:

  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 1:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 6,342

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Denholm Elliott George Smiley
Joss Ackland Terence Fielding
Christian Bale Tim Perkins
Glenda Jackson Ailsa Brimley
Billie Whitelaw Mad Janie
Technical Credits
Gavin Millar Director
John LeCarre Screenwriter
John le Carre Source Author
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Chain Reaction [10:59]
2. The Killer of Carne [7:38]
3. Borrowed Time [10:48]
4. Secrets Among Friends [6:41]
5. Holier Than Thou [12:02]
6. Man of Few Words [9:31]
7. Misguided Affection [11:06]
8. Lower Class Innocence [7:28]
9. On the Wrong Track [9:20]
10. Never Good Enough [8:55]
11. The Crime of Crimes [7:00]
12. Credits [1:24]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Program
   Scene Selection
      Play All
   Special Features
      Biographies and Selected Filmographies
         Joss Ackland
         Christian Bale
         Denholm Elliott
         Glenda Jackson
      John Le CarrĂ©'s Published Works
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