A Handful of Dust
A Handful of Dust (1988)

Based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh, Handful of Dust is set amongst Britain's aristocracy of the 1930s. At sumptuous Hetton Abbey, tradition-bound country squire James Wilby and his wife Kristin Scott Thomas open their doors to… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 16, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

Hansomely mounted, Charles Sturridge's adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel places too much emphasis on atmosphere and decor and not enough on characterization.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Handsome, but airless and uninvolving version of the Waugh novel

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Robert C
Beautiful and tragic. Classic Evelyn Waugh.
Sunil Jawahir
Good cast. Poor script. I was disappointed.