MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 639 this week

Negatives (1968)

 -  Drama  -  September 1968 (UK)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 63 users  
Reviews: 2 user

A couple's bizarre romantic relationship is disrupted by the intrusion of a third person.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 19 titles
created 14 Apr 2012
 
a list of 137 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 534 titles
created 26 Sep 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 11 Dec 2012
 
a list of 3609 titles
created 14 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Negatives" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Negatives (1968)

Negatives (1968) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Negatives.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cry for the Strangers (TV Movie 1982)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The little coastal town of Clark's Harbor seems like the perfect place for psychiatrist Brad Russell and his wife to get a little peace and spend more time with each other. But the locals ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Patrick Duffy, Cindy Pickett, Lawrence Pressman
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: David Dukes, Richard Jordan, Harvey Keitel
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A chorus girl comes to the realization that she is not getting any younger and that her longtime relationship with a nightclub comedian is going nowhere. She finds herself attracted to an ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Kim Novak, Tony Curtis, Michael Brandon
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Michael Caine, Helmut Berger
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood
Sex and Lies in Sin City (TV Movie 2008)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Decide the truth for yourself in this thrilling true story of the biggest scandal in Las Vegas. Ted Binion (Matthew Modine, TV's "Weeds") is Vegas royalty, the prince of the world famous ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Mena Suvari, Marcia Gay Harden, Johnathon Schaech
The Krays (1990)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw
The Maids (1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A film version of Genet's play. Two maids, Solange and Claire, hate their employers and, while they are out, take turns at dressing up as Madame and insulting her.

Director: Christopher Miles
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant
The Babysitter (TV Movie 1980)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Overprotective mother Liz Benedict meets 18 year-old orphan Joanna Redwine and hires her as house help and live-in companion to rambunctious daughter Tara. Liz's husband Jeff isn't too ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Patty Duke, William Shatner, Quinn Cummings
Crime | Drama | Thriller

For the better part of his life, Moto has been a detective in the NYPD. Born in Japan, he has made his adopted city of New York his home. A goodhearted man with traditional Japanese values,... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
The Rocking Horse Winner (TV Movie 1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Nigel Rhodes plays a boy who, while riding his wooden rocking horse, can predict which horse will win at the race.

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Kenneth More, Nigel Rhodes, Angela Thorne
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Deserting soldier dresses as a woman to escape detection; liking the female role he goes to a dance with another soldier and is exposed.

Director: Michael Apted
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter McEnery ...
Theo
...
Reingard
...
Vivien
Billy Russell ...
Old Man
...
Auctioneer
Stephen Lewis ...
The Dealer
Maurice Denham ...
The Father
Edit

Storyline

Theo, a used-furniture dealer, and his lover, Vivien, like to enhance their love-making through dressing-up and role-playing. He pretends he's notorious murderer Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen; she pretends she's either Crippen's wife, Belle Elmore, or Crippen's mistress, Ethel Le Neve. When they're not having sex, Theo and Vivien engage in a lot of bickering, but continue to live together above Theo's London shop. Entering their lives one day is Reingard, a female German photographer who's been observing the couple, whom she finds intriguing. Reingard moves into one of the rooms above the shop; under her influence, Theo begins to shed his Crippen persona in favor of that of another notorious figure, German flying ace Baron von Richthofen, a development which threatens to impact Theo's relationship with Vivien. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1968 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First of three cinema films directed by Peter Medak that Norman Rossington featured. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
memorable moments of piano music...
17 June 2009 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I have little to add to Eugene Kim's comments which accurately express my opinion, too. In the 1970's, this odd film ran on late night television and stood apart from most everything else. Peter Medak's director credit for The Ruling Class preceded him so I was very patient with this film. The momentary use of piano music was an immeasurably extreme highlight. I felt very friendly toward the unique Glenda Jackson who was intensely committed to her acting, her director and her cast-members. For all its, what, its stupidity? ... For all that, the film achieves a believable sense of intimacy sealed from the world, hence the sense of suffocation. This film is capable of leaving a lasting impression because of the committed cast and those few moments of piano music.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
There's some moment with piano music in this film... dizozza
What was that about? simonrosenbaum
Discuss Negatives (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?