Accident (1967)

Accident (1967, GBR) C-105m. *** D: Joseph Losey. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard, Michael York, Vivien Merchant, Delphine Seyrig, Brian Phelan, Terence Rigby, Harold Pinter, Nicholas Mosley. Oxford professor Bogarde contemplates cheating on his wife with nephew York's latest girlfriend Sassard, who is also one of his students. Meanwhile, his wife is pregnant with their third child. Subtle, intelligent handling of a man's midlife-crisis and adultery, superbly performed, superbly written by Harold Pinter. Based on Nicholas Mosley's novel. Director Losey followed this with the even more fascinating SECRET CEREMONY (1968).


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