The Dresser Movie Review 1983

Information and Film Reviews for The Dresser the Movie

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Film adaptation of Harwood's play (he also wrote the screen version) about an aging English actor/manager (Finney), his dresser (Courtenay), and their theatre company touring England during WWII. Marvelous showbiz tale is lovingly told, superbly acted.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 119 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Adapted from a Play, Behind the Scenes, Buddies, Showbiz Dramas
Screenplay
Ronald Harwood
Cast
Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Michael Gough, Zena Walker, Eileen Atkins, Cathryn Harrison
Director
Peter Yates
Music
James Horner
Producer
Peter Yates

Awards

Golden Globes 1984: Actor--Drama (Courtenay).

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