A Sense of History (1992)

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The 23rd Earl of Leete shares brief moments of his life, the truth behind his family estate and his particular glorious moment when he murdered his wife and his brother.

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The 23rd Earl of Leete shares brief moments of his life, the truth behind his family estate and his particular glorious moment when he murdered his wife and his brother.

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Included as an extra on the DVD of Secrets & Lies (1996). See more »

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23rd Earl of Leete: [last lines after credits] If anything happens to me, I do want this film to be shown.
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Featured in Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright (1993) See more »

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Absolutely Brilliant!
30 November 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this film several years ago, and since then have been trying to find a way to see it again.

One of the most unforgettable and brilliant pieces of work I have ever seen.

I enjoyed it so much I still tell people about it. I have been trying to find how to get hold of it through several telephone calls and internet investigations only to be told it was unobtainable.

Ingeniously crafted with Jim Broadbent entrapping me perfectly in his web. I kept thinking I was watching a legitimate documentary only to to see it eventually unfold into an incredibly funny and clever comedy. As it started to wind down to the end I could feel myself tensing up as if somehow I could stop it from finishing.

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! But please guys, don't withhold this from the world.


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