The Homecoming

In this offering adapted from the play by Harold Pinter, Michael Jayston brings his wife Vivien Merchant home to visit his long-estranged family. Jayston's father Paul Rogers is a washout, his uncle Cyril Cusack is on the edge of senility, and his brothers Ian Holm and Terence Rigby are, respectively, a slimy pimp and a brutish boxer. The sparser the dialogue, the thicker the tension in the air. "One of the lost gems of the 70s" - AM.

Year: 1973
Genre: Alice's Playhouse
Country: USA
Director: Peter Hall
Starring: Cyril Cusack, Ian Holm, Michael Jayston, Vivien Merchant, Terence Rigby
Duration: 111 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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