The Winter Guest Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for The Winter Guest the Movie

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Rickman's directorial debut looks at the lives of eight people living in a remote and icy Scottish village, focusing on the fictional relationship between real-life mother and daughter Law and Thompson. Introspective and somewhat stagey, but fine performances and excellent use of the desolate landscape make this a worthwhile debut effort. Based on the play by Sharman Macdonald, which he and Rickman adapted for the screen.

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Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Family Ties, Moms, Funerals, Shutterbugs, Funerals, Adapted from a Play
Screenplay
Alan Rickman, Sharman MacDonald
Cast
Emma Thompson, Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe, Gary Hollywood, Arlene Cockburn, Douglas Murphy, Sean Biggerstaff
Cinematography
Seamus McGarvey
Director
Alan Rickman
Music
Michael Kamen

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