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The Remains of the Day (1993) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWII Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.

    - Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>
  • A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War I realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.

    - Written by Joyce Kavitsky <Kavitsky@erols.com>

Synopsis

In 1950s England, Mr Stevens (Anthony Hopkins), the butler of Darlington Hall, receives a letter from Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson)...

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