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One Woman's Story ()

The Passionate Friends (original title)
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The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.

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Mary Justin
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Howard Justin
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Professor Steven Stratton
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Miss Joan Layton
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Pat Stratton
Arthur Howard ...
Smith - the Butler
Guido Lorraine ...
Hotel Manager
Marcel Poncin ...
Hall Porter
Natasha Sokolova ...
Chambermaid
Hélène Burls ...
Flowerwoman
Jean Serret ...
Emigration Official
Frances Waring ...
Charwoman
Wenda Rogerson ...
Bridge Guest
Helen Piers ...
1st Woman - Albert Hall
Ina Pelly ...
2nd Woman - Albert Hall
John Huson ...
1st Man - Albert Hall
John Unwin ...
2nd Man - Albert Hall
Max Earle ...
3rd Man - Albert Hall
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Lawyer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amy Dalby ...
Lady on underground (uncredited)
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Cinema usherette (uncredited)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
Man drinking with Stratton (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Lean

Written by

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H.G. Wells ... (novel)
 
Eric Ambler ... (screenplay)
 
David Lean ... (adaptation) &
Stanley Haynes ... (adaptation)

Produced by

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Ronald Neame ... producer
Norman Spencer ... associate producer
Eric Ambler ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Richard Addinsell

Cinematography by

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Guy Green ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by

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Geoffrey Foot
Clive Donner ... (uncredited)
Jack Harris ... (uncredited)

Editorial Department

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Jim Pople ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Margaret Furse

Makeup Department

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Biddy Chrystal ... hairdresser

Production Management

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Pat MacDonnell ... assistant production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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George Pollock ... assistant director
Laurie Knight ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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John Bryan ... set designer
T. Hopewell Ash ... assistant art director (as Tim Hopewell-Ash)

Sound Department

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Stanley Lambourne ... sound recordist
Gordon K. McCallum ... sound recordist
Winston Ryder ... dubbing editor
Peter Davies ... first assistant dubbing mixer (uncredited)

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Oswald Morris ... camera operator

Music Department

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Muir Mathieson ... conductor
Leonard Isaacs ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Windeatt ... composer: fanfares (uncredited)

Other crew

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J. Arthur Rank ... presenter
Maggie Unsworth ... continuity (as Margaret Sibley)
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Plot Summary

The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps. Written by David Wark

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Taglines Their affair took on a life of its own. See more »
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Also Known As
  • One Woman's Story (United States)
  • Les amants passionnés (France)
  • Els Amics apassionats (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Amigos apasionados (Spain)
  • A História de uma Mulher (Brazil)
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  • 95 min
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Trivia Production began with Ronald Neame as director. See more »
Goofs When Steven barges into Howard's office, he is shown starting to close the door, followed by the sound of a door closing. However, in the subsequent shot, the door is open again. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Phantom Thread (2017). See more »
Soundtracks Auld Lang Syne See more »
Quotes Mary Justin: I'm not a very good person, Steven. I wanted your love - and I wanted Howard's affection and the security he could give me.
Professor Steven Stratton: I can give you security too, and more than affection.
Mary Justin: You don't really know me at all. My love isn't worth very much.
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