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Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985)

Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (original title)
Eustace and Dorrie Edgehill have decided to leave Samola, a British protectorate in the Pacific. After the failure of his latest harebrained scheme no one is likely to give Eustace a job now. Or are they?

Director:

Gavin Millar

Writers:

T.R. Bowen, Noël Coward (story) (as Noel Coward)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Judi Dench ... Dorrie Edgehill
Ian Holm ... Eustace Edgehill
Rachel Gurney ... Lady Cynthia Marchmont
Alan MacNaughtan ... Sir Humphrey Logan (as Alan MacNaughton)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Blythe Robert Blythe ... Charlie Howell
Richard Boyle Richard Boyle ... Geoff Handley
Andrea Browne Andrea Browne ... Stewardess
Nihal Dayananda Nihal Dayananda ... Samolan Boy
Jayantha Fernando Jayantha Fernando ... Samolan Boy
Raymond Francis Raymond Francis ... Sir Arthur Gurney
Daphne Goddard Daphne Goddard ... Lady Eloise Logan
U.D.L. Gunasinghe U.D.L. Gunasinghe ... Samolan Boy
John Harding John Harding ... Neville Sterne
Madge Hindle Madge Hindle ... Beth Howell
John Horsley ... Sir Mostyn Llewellyn
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Eustace and Dorrie Edgehill have decided to leave Samola, a British protectorate in the Pacific. After the failure of his latest harebrained scheme no one is likely to give Eustace a job now. Or are they?

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Az Edgehill házaspár See more »

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Budget:

£750,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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J Dench in wwii Noel Coward period piece
31 October 2008 | by ksf-2See all my reviews

Viewers will recognize Judi Dench as Mrs. Edgehill in this BBC production, part of the Noel Coward collection. The Edgehills are getting ready to leave the British isle of Samola, to return to England, when Mr. Edgehill gets an assignment to a new post, out in the middle of no-where, right at the start of WW II. His wife is quite disappointed, and must decide if she will accompany him. Ian Holm plays Mr. Edgehill, and had been in films Chariots of Fire, Lord of the Rings, and the Fifth Element. Amanda Pays (Vivienne) has done a whole lot of American television. Viewers may also remember Rachel Gurney (Lady Cynthia). Gurney was also in Upstairs, Downstairs. Some good outdoor photography of what must be Sri Lanka, acc to IMDb. The director ( Gavin Millar) doesn't really go to any effort to show us that its a period piece, except for the dialogue, but its an enjoyable watch. Has an un-satisfying ending, but I guess we're used to the American Hollywood endings, where everything is neatly wrapped up.


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