A Handful of Dust (1988)

ALL 06/24/1988 (en) Romance, Drama 118 Min
  • Release
    06/24/1988
  • Production
    Handful of Dust, Stagescreen Productions, Compact Yellowbill, LWT
  • Rotten tomato
    57%
  • Original title
    A Handful of Dust
  • Original language
    en
  • Production Cost
  • 1,561,000.00
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It's a long fall from high society

Overview

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There Beaver makes the acquaintance of Tony's wife, Brenda. Together, they continue their relationship in a series of bedroom assignations in London. Trusting to a fault, Tony is unaware that anything is amiss until his wife suddenly asks for a divorce. With his life in turmoil, Tony goes on a haphazard journey to South America.

  1. Story

  2. Peter Coulson

    Editor

  3. Producer



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  1. James Wilby

    Tony Last

  2. Kristin Scott Thomas

    Brenda Last

  3. Richard Beale

    Ben

  4. Jackson Kyle

    John Andrew

  5. Norman Lumsden

    Ambrose

  6. Jeanne Watts

    Nanny

  7. Kate Percival

    Miss Ripon

  8. Richard Leech

    Doctor

  9. Roger Miller

    Vicar

  10. Tristram Jellinek

    Richard Last

  11. Anjelica Huston

    Mrs. Rattery

  12. Rupert Graves

    John Beaver

  13. Judi Dench

    Mrs. Beaver

  14. Pip Torrens

    Jock

  15. Beatie Edney

    Marjorie

  16. Stephen Fry

    Reggie

  17. Graham Crowden

    Mr. Graceful

  18. John Quentin

    Brenda's Solicitor

  19. Timothy Bateson

    MacDougal

  20. Moyra Fraser

    Mrs. Northcote

  21. Marsha Fitzalan

    Polly Cockpurse

  22. Annabel Brooks

    Daisy

  23. Tamsin Olivier

    Veronica

  24. Maureen Bennett

    Marjorie's Maid

  25. Hugh Simon

    Travel Agent

  26. Alan Hay

    Club Porter

  27. Matthew Ryan

    Club Page

  28. Cathryn Harrison

    Milly

  29. Alice Dawnay

    Winnie

  30. John Junkin

    Blenkinsop

  31. Peggy Aitchison

    Waitress

  32. Christopher Godwin

    Dr. Messinger

  33. Jeannette Baillie

    Rosa

  34. Julian Infante

    Indian Spokesman

  35. Wiliam Gonzalez

    Indian Singer

  36. Alec Guinness

    Mr. Todd

Full Cast & Crew

Casts : 36 , Crews : 56

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A Handful of Dust (1988) 118 Min

ALL 06/24/1988 (en)
Romance, Drama
  • Release 06/24/1988
  • Production
    Handful of Dust, Stagescreen Productions, Compact Yellowbill, LWT
  • Original title A Handful of Dust
  • en
  • Revenue1,561,000.00

It's a long fall from high society

Overview

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There Beaver makes the acquaintance of Tony's wife, Brenda. Together, they continue their relationship in a series of bedroom assignations in London. Trusting to a fault, Tony is unaware that anything is amiss until his wife suddenly asks for a divorce. With his life in turmoil, Tony goes on a haphazard journey to South America.

  1. Charles Sturridge

    Director

  2. Story

  3. Peter Coulson

    Editor

  4. Producer