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Another Country (1984)

PG | | Biography, Drama, Romance | June 1984 (UK)
Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

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Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

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Tommy Judd
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Barclay
Robert Addie ...
Delahay
Rupert Wainwright ...
Devenish
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Fowler
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James Harcourt
Frederick Alexander ...
Menzies
Adrian Ross Magenty ...
Wharton
Geoffrey Bateman ...
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Phillip Dupuy ...
Martineau
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Head Boy
Jeffry Wickham ...
Arthur (as Jeffrey Wickham)
John Line ...
Best Man
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Storyline

Based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell, the film explores the effect of Public School life in the 1930's on Guy Bennett as his homosexuality and unwillingness to "play the game" turns him eastwards towards communist Russia. Written by Craig Wood <cew@jiffi.demon.co.uk>

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Convention outraged...a class abandoned...a country betrayed! See more »


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June 1984 (UK)  »

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Druga zemlja  »

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Trivia

Eton College reportedly declined to allow filming at the school. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Julie Schofield: Isn't there anything you miss at all?
Guy Bennett: I miss the cricket.
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Connections

Featured in Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

I Vow to Thee, My Country
Lyrics by Sir Cecil Spring-Rice
Music by Gustav Holst
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A Classic

A quintessentially English film, with a style close to Brideshead Revisited.

Stunning privilege intertwined with acute suffering.

Haunting, trepid, futile, beautiful.

My favourite quote: Interviewer: Is there anything you miss about England? Guy: I miss the cricket.


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