White Mischief (1988)




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Based on one of the most scandalous murders in British history, White Mischief transpires in Kenya at a time just before the beginning of World War II. Jock Broughton (Joss Ackland) is a wealthy rancher who becomes taken with a young gold-digger named Diana (Greta Scacchi). Even though he is fully aware of her reasons for doing so, the pair wed. Broughton falls on hard times and loses his fortune. The hedonistic Earl of Erroll (Charles Dance) realizes this change of fortune may make Diana more … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Jonathan Gems, Michael Radford, Frederic Raphael
In Theaters:
Columbia Pictures


as Diana Caldwell

as Josslyn Hay, Earl o...

as Alice de Janze

as Sir John "Jock" Delv...

as Gilbert Colvile

as Gwladys, Lady Delame...

as Harragin, Prosecutor

as Hugh Dickinson

as Lady Idina Gordon

as June Carberry

as Lizzie Lezard

as McPherson

as Morris

as Nina Soames

as Jack Soames

as Raymond de Trafford

as Gerald Portman

as Club Manager

as Carberry

as Masai Warrior

as Muffin-faced Woman

as Masai Warrior

as Nancy Wirewater

as Abdullah

as Nancy Wirewater

as African Policeman

as African Policeman

as Baines

as Handsome Reporter

as Spotty Reporter

as Registrar

as Jury Foreman

as Young Girl

as African Servant

as Boy Waiter
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Critic Reviews for White Mischief

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for White Mischief

This was one I saw on HBO years ago. It was absolutely incredible the stuff that goes on in this movie. Watch It.

Diva Singa

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