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The Homecoming

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The Homecoming is a superlative piece of 20th Century drama translated to film with great skill. This disturbing film has all of the brilliance, wit and blistering dialogue you would expect from Harold Pinter. Run by Max (Paul Rogers) and his brother Sam (Cyril Cusack), a sinister, bare violently male house in North London is where Pinter's dark vision of familial cruelty and power games unfolds. When Teddy (Michael Jayston) brings his wife Ruth (Vivien Merchant) home to meet his family for the first time, murky secrets are revealed and old wounds are reopened. Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings, The Sweet Hereafter) gives one of the finest performances of his career as vicious thug Lenny. The screenplay differs little from the original play, but Sir Peter Hall uses the camera to create unique imagery and symbolism based on his original Royal Shakespeare Company stage triumph. Malevolent, chilling and with the blackest of humour, The Homecoming is one of the lost gems of 70's cinema, and one of the most important pieces of drama from the last fifty years.
Release date NZ
May 18th, 2005
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Director
Language
English
Length (Minutes)
111
Studio
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Stereo
Genre
  • Drama
UPC
9322225029262
Product ID
1470723

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