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The caretaker [DVD]

By: Donner, Clive.
Contributor(s): Pleasence, Donald | Bates, Alan | Shaw, Robert [actor] | Pinter, Harold.
Publisher: London British Film Institute 1963Description: 1 video disc (100 mins); b&w; sd.; Includes 26 mins. of extra material; also includes A5 sheet with scene index and stills from the film.Other title: The Guest.Subject(s): CINEMA : PERFORMING ARTS VY | VIDEODISC 2QT | SIBLINGS : PSYCHOLOGY ILF RG | INTERPERSONAL INTERACTION : SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY INP | AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR : INTERPERSONAL INTERACTION INSOther classification: VY2 QT
Production Credits: Director: Clive Donner. Screenplay and original play: Harold Pinter. Producer: Michael Birkett. Music: Ron Grainer. Cinematography: Nicholas Roeg.
Cast: Donald Pleasance, Alan Bates, Robert Shaw.Summary: Film of a Harold Pinter play first performed in 1960 at the Arts Theatre, London. A film about "shared illusion, tragic dispossession and a fraternal bond of unspoken love". The film centres around Aston, a quiet, reserved man, living alone in a cluttered top floor flat of a small abandoned house. He befriends and takes in an old derelict but Aston's brother harasses the man while Aston is away and eventually Aston on his return evicts the man.
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Director: Clive Donner. Screenplay and original play: Harold Pinter. Producer: Michael Birkett. Music: Ron Grainer. Cinematography: Nicholas Roeg.

Donald Pleasance, Alan Bates, Robert Shaw.

Film of a Harold Pinter play first performed in 1960 at the Arts Theatre, London. A film about "shared illusion, tragic dispossession and a fraternal bond of unspoken love". The film centres around Aston, a quiet, reserved man, living alone in a cluttered top floor flat of a small abandoned house. He befriends and takes in an old derelict but Aston's brother harasses the man while Aston is away and eventually Aston on his return evicts the man.

Rated PG (Parental Guidance)

English; subtitles for the hearing impaired

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