The End of the Affair Poster

Release Date: 1955

DVD Release Date: May 16th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
During the 1940s, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson), a writer recently discharged from the armed service, falls in love with Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr), whom he interviews for a book. Sarah is married, but she and Maurice eventually give in to their mutual attraction, leading to an affair that lasts several months. Maurice's jealousy, along with the bombing of London by the Germans, seemingly lead to the end of their relationship. However, the reasons are later revealed to be more complex.

Cast: Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, John Mills, Peter Cushing, Michael Goodliffe, Stephen Murray, Charles Goldner, Nora Swinburne

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Coronado Productions

Keywords: Sacrifice, Forbidden love, London, Love triangle, Melodramatic, Mystery, 1940s, Suspenseful, Husband, Wife


Nominated British Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955)