The Winter Guest (1997)
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In the directorial debut of Alan Rickman, the recently widowed Frances (Emma Thompson) still grieving over her husband's death, deals with a visit from her overbearing mother. Meanwhile, her teenage son begins a tentative romance with a local girl, two ol… View More
Genres Drama
Director Alan Rickman
Starring Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson, Gary Hollywood, Arlene Cockburn View More
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Movie Summary

In the directorial debut of Alan Rickman, the recently widowed Frances (Emma Thompson) still grieving over her husband's death, deals with a visit from her overbearing mother. Meanwhile, her teenage son begins a tentative romance with a local girl, two old buddies attend the husband's funeral, and a couple of truant teenagers stir things up.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Alan Rickman
Starring Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson, Gary Hollywood, Arlene Cockburn, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe, Douglas Murphy, Sean Biggerstaff
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1997
VUDU Release Date 04/05/2011
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 109 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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