• Room at the Top (2000)

Room at the Top

Release Date: October 13th, 2000

DVD Release Date: November 30th, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

An ambitious young man from a poor family, gets a job in a mill town in Northern England. He woos the daughter of the richest man in town, but he also falls in love with a married woman with whom he has an intense affair. The married woman commits suicide and he finds himself married to a woman who loves him but whom he does not love.

Cast: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Hermione Baddeley, Donald Wolfit, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Donald Houston, Wendy Craig

Director: Jack Clayton

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Remus

Keywords: Gritty , Wife , 1940s , Sacrifice , Deception , Temptation , Love , Brooding , Forbidden love , Small town , England ,

Awards

Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Winner Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Winner Actress
Winner Samuel Goldwyn International Award
Nominated British Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Winner Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Directing