Another Country tells the story of Guy Bennett (Rupert Everett) and Tommy Judd (Colin Firth), teenage friends at an elite English public school during the summer of 1931.
Clever, hedonistic and gay, Bennett is in his penultimate year of school and the future looks bright. He is convinced he will rise to the heights of his chosen career in the diplomatic service by eventually being appointed Ambassador in Paris. His best friend Judd, committed to Lenin's 'brave new world', despises such bourgeois aspirations.
Homosexuality, honesty and hypocrisy are the main themes in this coming-of-age film, based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell.
Colin Firth before his tooth job so not quite as leading man as Rupert Everett seemed back then. Well-delineated characters and although it's all about the alienating effect of the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mario
It's a timeless classic of British cinema. The cast excels and this film really never ages. I saw it when it was first released and I enjoy it as much now a the first time, i... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Surfer Nomad
I am glad I have watched this very good film at last, long on my "to view" list. Well acted but too many scenes with long, ponderous conversations, losing a little of my... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ronnie
Very happy and will highly recommended to friends and family.
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