Another Country (1984)
Release Date: Jun 29, 1984 Wide
Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 4,340
A pair of British lads, one gay and one socialist, chafe at the restrictions of boarding school life in this period piece, which was adapted from Julian Mitchell's novel and play of the same name and loosely based on the Burgess-Maclean spy scandal of the 1950s. In the 1930s, upper-class scions Tommy Judd (Colin Firth) and Guy Bennett (Rupert Everett) are both nearing the end of their careers at an unnamed public school that bears a striking resemblance to Eton. Tommy, a Marxist intellectual,
Jun 29, 1984 Wide
Sep 7, 2004
Adrian Ross Magenty
John C. Line
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Elegantly shot, this fictionalized version of the British gay spy Guy Burgess, is intelligent but not entirely satisfying; even so, the young Rupert Everett and Colin Firth give splendid performances.
Audience Reviews for Another Country
- Guy Bennett: Who stole my heart away? Who makes me dream all day? Dreams I know can never come true. Seems as though I'll ever be blue.
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