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Wetherby (1985)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  19 July 1985 (USA)
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

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Il mistero di Wetherby  »

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None of the film, despite its "Wetherby" title, was actually filmed in the village of "Wetherby" in Yorkshire. See more »

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Jean Travers: [Last lines in restaurant] A girl ran away this morning.
Stanley Pilborough: Good luck to her.
Jean Travers: [Pensively] Yes... good luck.
Stanley Pilborough: [after a pause as a toast] To all our escapes.
[the camera slowly dollies back]
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David Hare's tribute to, or influence of Pinter
1 June 2002 | by (cherry hill, nj) – See all my reviews



A Pinteresque landscape of a movie. Not quite upper upper class, but upper middleclass, educated, intelligent people, endlessly talking, and trying to "relate". An opening scene that jarred me: Redgrave describing the "sly" look of a student in a literature class. I responded to it as a average thirteen year old nerd would. "Please don't call on me, AND PLEASE DON'T DISCUSS MY LOOKS IN THIS CLASS, OR IN ANY PUBLIC FORUM. YOU'RE KILLING, AND EMBARRASSING ME, TEACHER!" This is a young Judi Dench, and Ian Holm no longer twentysomething, entering middle age. I wonder if they could forsee the international superstardom that would be theirs in a few years? The Richardson and Redgrave clan turns out yet another great contribution to the British stage in the delightful Jolley, Vanessa's daughter in real(not reel) life, playing, you guessed it Vanessa as a young girl. If you had any doubt why I rate London over Hollywood watch this movie. Even if you think it's boring, and, "they talk with funny accents" you can see that these people are artists and are so good the "art" hardly shows. It's not supposed to.


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