The Go-Between
The Go-Between (1970)

The third collaboration between director Joseph Losey and writer Harold Pinter, following The Servant and Accident, continues their exploration of class rituals and the darker recesses of desire. Pinter's script adapts the 1953 L.P.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 20, 1996
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sticks daggers into the polite but uptight English class system.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... a coming-of-age tale with a devastating lesson.

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Emanuel Levy

Stylishly elegant and multi-nuanced, this adaptation of Hartley's novel is one of Joseph Losey's masterpieces, the third and best collaboraion with Harold Pinter, beautifuly acted by Julie Christie, Alan Bates, and Michael Redgrave.

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Stella Dallas
this was a bit disappointing after 'the servant'. the cast is excellent and it's certainly beautiful but the story seems silly, especially… More
jay nixon
Sumptous film with excellent performances . Julie Christie and Alan Bates are always compelling to watch even though they share few scenes here and Margaret… More
Daniel Mumby
When I reviewed The King's Speech many months ago, I commented that "Merchant Ivory and their derivatives handled their stories with an emphasis on… More
Eric Broome
A grand comeback for director Joseph Losey after three flops in a row, "The Go-Between" is a poetic adaptation of L.P. Hartley's 1953 novel.… More
Cassandra Maples
I have watched this film several times and still find it quite captivating, despite the piano/singing sequences. The story by Hartley is much reminiscent of… More
Emily B.
"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there"