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Release Date:
June 1984 (UK) See more »
He outraged his friends . . . He rebelled against his family . . . And finally he betrayed his country [Australia theatrical] See more »
Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Good acting in small drama See more (30 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rupert Everett ... Guy Bennett

Colin Firth ... Tommy Judd

Michael Jenn ... Barclay
Robert Addie ... Delahay
Rupert Wainwright ... Devenish

Tristan Oliver ... Fowler

Cary Elwes ... James Harcourt
Frederick Alexander ... Menzies
Adrian Ross Magenty ... Wharton
Geoffrey Bateman ... Yevgeni
Phillip Dupuy ... Martineau

Guy Henry ... Head Boy
Jeffry Wickham ... Arthur (as Jeffrey Wickham)
John Line ... Best Man

Gideon Boulting ... Trafford
Llewellyn Rees ... Senior Chaplain
Arthur Howard ... Waiter
Ivor Roberts ... Chief Judge
Crispin Redman ... Prefect

Nicholas Rowe ... Spungin
Kathleen St. John ... Ivy

Martin Wenner ... Batsman 1
Christopher Milburn ... Batsman 2
Tristram Jellinek ... Nicholson
Tristram Wymark ... Henderson
Ralph Perry-Robinson ... Robbins

Anna Massey ... Imogen Bennett
Betsy Brantley ... Julie Schofield
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

James D.R. Hickox ... Student (uncredited)
Earl Charles Spencer ... Schoolboy extra (uncredited)

Directed by
Marek Kanievska 
Writing credits
Julian Mitchell (screenplay)

Julian Mitchell (play)

Produced by
Robert Fox .... executive producer
Alan Marshall .... producer
Julian Seymour .... executive producer
Original Music by
Michael Storey 
Cinematography by
Peter Biziou 
Film Editing by
Gerry Hambling 
Casting by
Celestia Fox 
Production Design by
Brian Morris 
Art Direction by
Clinton Cavers 
Costume Design by
Penny Rose 
Makeup Department
Ross Carver .... hair stylist
Pat Hay .... makeup artist
Sarah Monzani .... makeup supervisor
Aaron Sherman .... special makeup effects
Production Management
Simon Bosanquet .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andy Armstrong .... first assistant director
Lee Cleary .... third assistant director
Christopher Cowles .... third assistant director
Christopher Figg .... second assistant director
Michael Zimbrich .... second assistant director
Art Department
Frank Adam .... painter
Les Benson .... propman
Frank Berlin .... painter
Dennis Bovington .... carpenter
Christopher Bradley .... scenic artist
Jack Carter .... construction manager
John Cook .... stagehand
Peter Dunlop .... production buyer
Trevor Dyer .... carpenter
Steve Franklin .... props van
Wally Fraser .... carpenter
John Hedges .... carpenter
Michael Hedges .... carpenter
Robert Hill .... propman (as Rob Hill)
Thomas Hughes .... painter
Gordon Izod .... plasterer
Ken Langridge .... stagehand
Maxie McDonald .... property master
Brian Morris .... set designer
Eric Nash .... plasterer
Colin Pearce .... draper
Ian Ritchie .... art department trainee
Butch Roper .... painter
Steve Short .... propman
Peter Spencer .... propman
Paul Templeman .... scenic artist
Tony Wright .... storyboard artist (as Anthony Wright)
Sound Department
John Chandler .... boom operator
Richard Daniel .... sound maintenance
Leonard Green .... assistant dubbing editor
Eddy Joseph .... dubbing mixer
Ray Merrin .... assistant sound mixer
Bill Rowe .... dubbing mixer
Ken Weston .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Craig Chandler .... optical effects (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Brown .... clapper loader
Clive Coote .... additional still photographer
Alfie Emmins .... electrician
Bob Freeman .... camera car
Roy Furness .... electrician
David Garfath .... camera operator
David James .... still photographer
Dickie Lee .... camera grip
Ray Potter .... chief electrician
Ray Potter .... gaffer
Terry Potter .... best boy
Terry Potter .... hand electrician
Jimmy Terry .... electrician
Bill Thornhill .... generator operator (as Billy Thornhill)
Terry Townsend .... electrician
David Williams .... rigger (as Dave Williams)
Casting Department
Lucy Boulting .... additional casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maureen Booth .... wardrobe assistant
Ken Crouch .... wardrobe master (as Kenny Crouch)
Mary Ellis .... wardrobe assistant
Pip Newberry .... wardrobe mistress
Nick Perry .... wardrobe bus
Editorial Department
Clive Barrett .... first assistant editor
Jeremy Strachan .... second assistant editor
Music Department
Bud Beadle .... musician
Simon Chamberlain .... musician
Mike Connaris .... music engineer
Helen Liebman .... musician (as Helen Liebmann)
Ray Singer .... musician
David Squibb .... choirmaster
Trinity Boys Choir .... sung by: "Hymns"
Peter Waygood .... choir coordinator
Gavyn Wright .... musician (as Gavin Wright)
Transportation Department
Dan Cressy .... unit driver
Tommy Lee .... unit driver
Other crew
Ronald Anscombe .... follow focus (as Ronnie Anscombe)
Harry Ayres .... construction van
Dave Bruyea .... construction van
Allen Burry .... unit publicist
Lee Cleary .... floor runner
Jonathan Cooke .... assistant to producer
Sally Feller .... secretary to producer
Peter Harris .... military advisor
Adrian Harrison .... production runner
William Hiley .... production runner
Debbie O'Brien .... contact: London
Maggie Phelan .... assistant production accountant
Ron Phipps .... production accountant
Patricia Poole .... assistant production accountant (as Pat Poole)
Mary Richards .... production assistant
Gilly Ruben .... contact: London
Alison Thorne .... script supervisor
Colm Villa .... attachment: N.F.S.
Lorna Young .... chaperone
Christopher Knowles .... location manager (uncredited)

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Did You Know?

Film debut of Marek Kanievska.See more »
Fowler:Are you trying to be clever or something?
Tommy Judd:I don't have to try, I am clever.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in St. Trinian's (2007)See more »
I Vow to Thee, My CountrySee more »


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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Good acting in small drama, 30 October 2000
Author: Boyo-2

Every actor in the movie is perfectly suited to their character, and you can't day that about every movie you see.

Rupert is in love with a ray of sunshine in the human form of Cary Elwes, and Colin is screaming for the revolution to begin. The movie is about them, what living in England at the time would have been like, and what living in a boys school was like also.

The boys seem to accept Rupert because it is widely assumed that he will grow out of it. When he declares it as a way of life, his unhappiness begins. He is able to be friends with Colin Firth because they are both outcasts in their way ("The Commie and the queer" is how he describes them at one point").

The movie is very enjoyable and it is worth a look. You've spent ninety minutes doing stupider things than watching this.

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