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

Awards

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