Betrayal Poster

Release Date: 1983

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
One-time lovers Jerry (Jeremy Irons) and Emma (Patricia Hodge) meet in a London pub for the first time since their breakup. Emma informs Jerry that she's confessed to her husband, Robert (Ben Kingsley), about their affair. From there, in reverse chronology, they ruminate on the highs and lows of their tumultuous seven-year relationship, from their first meeting, to the eventual chilling of their romance, to their betrayal of cuckold Robert, Jerry's best friend.

Cast: Jeremy Irons, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Hodge

Director: David Jones

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Gripping, Friendship, Love triangle, London, Best friend, Deception, 1980s, Rivalry, Husband, Transformation, Melodramatic, Love


Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)