The Romantic Englishwoman

Overview

Tom Stoppard and Thomas Wiseman's intricate script for The Romantic Englishwoman credibly explores the notion that a writer can manipulate the people in his life as deftly as he can manipulate the characters in his imagination. The title character Elizabeth, played by Glenda Jackson, is the wife of Lewis Michael Caine, a novelist. At this point in his life, Lewis thinks in nothing but literary terms: Elizabeth is vacationing in Europe alone, ergo she must be having an affair. Half out of frustration, she confirms...
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Overview

Tom Stoppard and Thomas Wiseman's intricate script for The Romantic Englishwoman credibly explores the notion that a writer can manipulate the people in his life as deftly as he can manipulate the characters in his imagination. The title character Elizabeth, played by Glenda Jackson, is the wife of Lewis Michael Caine, a novelist. At this point in his life, Lewis thinks in nothing but literary terms: Elizabeth is vacationing in Europe alone, ergo she must be having an affair. Half out of frustration, she confirms her husband's suspicions by romancing German drug dealer Thomas Helmut Berger. Things get even dicier when Lewis invites Thomas into his home, requesting his technical advice on a screenplay he is working on.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/21/2011
  • UPC: 738329076825
  • Original Release: 1975
  • Source: Kino Video
  • Time: 1:56:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 88,232

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Glenda Jackson Elizabeth Fielding
Michael Caine Lewis
Helmut Berger Thomas
Béatrice Romand Catherine
Natalie Delon Miranda
Michel Lonsdale Swan
Kate Nelligan Isabel
René Kolldehoff Herman
Julie Peasgood New Nanny
Tom Chatto Neighbor
Frances Tomelty Airport Shop Assistant
Lillias Walker 1st Meal-ticket Lady
Doris Nolan 2nd Meal-ticket Lady
Phil Brown Mr. Wilson
Norman Scace Headwaiter
Bill Wallis Hendrik
David de Keyser George
Richard Hartley Conductor
Technical Credits
Joseph Losey Director
Daniel M. Angel Producer
Reginald Beck Editor
Richard F. Dalton Associate Producer
Gerry Fisher Cinematographer
Peter Handford Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Hartley Score Composer, Musical Arrangement
Bob Lawrence Makeup
Richard MacDonald Production Designer
Ruth Myers Costumes/Costume Designer
Mary Selway Casting
Tom Stoppard Screenwriter
Anthony Waye Asst. Director
Thomas Wiseman Screenwriter
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