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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

Conduct Unbecoming





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Based on a play by Barry England, the British Conduct Unbecoming revolves around a sexual violation--which may or may not have occurred. In British India, highborn Mrs. Scarlett (Susannah York) accuses 2nd Lt. Millington, a Bengal Lancer officer (James Faulkner) of raping her. Lieutenant Arthur Drake (Michael York) is assigned to defend Lt. Millington in a trial held behind closed doors to avoid scandal. Colonel Strang (Trevor Howard.) is a martinet judge who presses for a conviction, only to have his determination shaken by the introduction of new evidence. Conduct Unbecoming has the look and feel of a decades-old stage production, but the dialogue and performances provide a strictly contemporary slant. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovimore
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
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On DVD: Nov 8, 2005


Michael York
as 2nd Lt. Arthur Drake
Richard Attenborough
as Maj. Lionel Roach
Trevor Howard
as Col. Benjamin Strang
Stacy Keach
as Capt. Rupert Harper
Christopher Plummer
as Maj. Alastair Wimbou...
Susannah York
as Mrs. Marjorie Scarle...
James Faulkner
as Lt. Edward Millingto...
Michael Culver
as Lt. Richard Fothergi...
Rafiq Anwar
as Pradah Singh
Helen Cherry
as Mem Strang
Michael Fleming
as Lt. Frank Hart
David Robb
as 2nd Lt. Winters
David Purcell
as 2nd Lt. Boulton
Andrew Lodge
as 2nd Lt. Hutton
David Neville
as 2nd Lt. Truly
Persis Khambatta
as Mrs. Bandanai
Michael Byrne
as 2nd Lt. Toby Strang
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Critic Reviews for Conduct Unbecoming

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | May 19, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

A courtroom drama based on a Broadway play that has been brought to the screen with all its bite intact

Full Review… | January 18, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

Full Review… | December 6, 2005

June 30, 2005

Audience Reviews for Conduct Unbecoming


Most of this movie was a boring courtroom drama, but the ending surprised me. Still, this could have been a better movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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