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John Bayley (Character)
from Iris (2001/I)

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Iris -- Here's the powerful true story based on John Bayley's novels that earned Jim Broadbent an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Academy Award Nominations for Best Actress Judi Dench and Best Supporting Actress Kate Winslet! Judi Dench and Kate Winslet bring to the screen one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century, celebrated English author Iris Murdoch.
Iris -- Trailer
Iris -- US Home Video Trailer from Buena Vista Home Entertainment

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Based on real-life husband of the late Iris Murdoch . See more »


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  1. Iris (2001/I) Played by Jim Broadbent
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        - Dame Judi Dench (2011) TV episode, Played by Jim Broadbent

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From Iris (2001/I)
John Bayley: [talking in front of Iris] Horrible thing, to stand with your toes at the edge of the precipice. You can say anything you like, as long as you make it sound like it was a joke.
Janet Stone: Now don't, John, it's cruel.
John Bayley: No, you're wrong, it's not cruel. It's nothing. I mean, it's not understood. She's in her own world now. Perhaps it's what she always wanted.
Janet Stone: [smiles dotingly at Iris]
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