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, Rovi


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 Wimbourne
Susannah York
as Mrs. Marjorie Scarlett
James Faulkner
as Lt. Edward Millington
Michael Culver
as Lt. Richard Fothergill
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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Most of this movie was a boring courtroom drama, but the ending surprised me. Still, this could have been a better movie.

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