PG | | Drama
An effeminate personal assistant of a deteriorating veteran actor struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.
Ronald Harwood based his play "The Dresser", and this film's subsequent screenplay, on the the biography "Sir Donald Wolfit CBE: His life and work in the Unfashionable Theatre", and on his own experiences as an actor and dresser for renowned Shakespearian actor Donald Wolfit. Harwood's ... ...
There are thousands of children all over this beloved land of ours, scavenging the larders for something sweet. If only they came to me, I could tell them of the one person in England who has an inexhaustible supply of chocolate. It is I who have to...
After Sir and Norman leave the marketplace, they're passed by a Routemaster bus. These buses were first used in London in 1954, and weren't used outside London until the 1970's.
$43,132 (USA) (11 December 1983)
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