Betrayal (1983)

Director David Jones adapted Harold Pinter's play of the same name -- with the help of Pinter himself -- to better fit this chronologically reversed drama of love and betrayal to the medium of film. The action starts with a scene in a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 19, 1983
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Emanuel Levy

Harold Pinter's Oscar-nominated drama, a detailed anatomy of an affair, is extremely well acted by Ben Kingsley, Jeremy Irons, and Patricia Hodge.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Explores the strange things we do to ourselves and to others in the name of love.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Too Stagy.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Literate dialogue and stunning performances by Irons, Kingsley (with hair) and Hodge -- along with Jones' sensitive direction -- make it a shattering experience.

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