• White Mischief (1987)

White Mischief

Release Date: 1987

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

When millionaire landowner Sir Jock Broughton (Joss Ackland) moves to colonized Kenya on the eve of World War II, his young trophy wife, Diana (Greta Scacchi), quickly grows tired of the man she married for money. Soon, she's carrying on with the debonair Earl Josslyn Hay (Charles Dance), and the English expatriates who populate the village know all about it. But unrest ensues when Hay is surprisingly murdered, with fingers pointing toward Broughton but proof hard to come by.

Cast: Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance, John Hurt, Susan Fleetwood, Jacqueline Pearce, Murray Head, Geraldine Chaplin

Director: Michael Radford

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, 1940s, Forbidden love, Melodramatic, Gripping, Temptation, Mystery, Dark, Murder


Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)