A Question of Attribution Movie Review 1991

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Sir Anthony Blunt (Fox) is an internationally respected art expert who also serves as an art adviser to Queen Elizabeth II. His life unravels when an on-going British Intelligence investigation reveals him to be the fourth man in the Burgess-Maclean-Philby scandal involving Englishmen who spied for, and eventually defected to, the USSR. The investigation of Blunt's covert past is paralleled with his own art investigation of a painting attributed to Titian. Three men are depicted in the art work--with a fourth male figure discovered to have been painted over. Alan Bennett adapted his play for this TV drama.


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Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Cold War Spies, True Stories, Art & Artists, Great Britain, Adapted from a Play
Alan Bennett
James Fox, David Calder, Geoffrey Palmer, Prunella Scales, Mark Payton, Jason Flemyng, Edward De Souza, Ann Beach
John Schlesinger
Innes Lloyd, Richard Broke, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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