The Winter Guest

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Run time: 108 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 24th December 1997

Distributed by: Fine Line Features

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Fresh: 16 Rotten: 9

IMDB: 7.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , , Edward R. Pressman

Starring: Emma Thompson as Frances, Phyllida Law as Elspeth, Sheila Reid as Lily, Sandra Voe as Chloe, Arlene Cockburn as Nita, Gary Hollywood as Alex, Sean Biggerstaff as Tom

The Winter Guest Movie Review


Extremely chatty, Alan Rickman's directorial debut is long in the tooth and short in everything else. While the photography of a remote Scottish fishing village is to die for, the lack of anything happening in the plot (involving eight natives from kids to the elderly and their various relationships) -- or even much music -- is a real letdown. Most notably disappointing is a shorn Emma Thompson, who spends the first third of the movie in the bathroom. Bo-ring!

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