R | | Drama, Romance
On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. ... See full summary »
Surprisingly, this genteel period drama was granted an 18 certificate in the UK (the equivalent of an R rating). This was mainly down to the fact the censor found Ralph Fiennes' gyrating buttocks in the numerous sex scenes to be too graphic.
Tell Him I'm sorry. I'm too human. Too weak. Tell Him I can't keep my promises. I'm tired of being without you.
When Henry storms out of the pub after Bendrix tells him about Smythe, Bendrix finishes off his whisky in one gulp. In the next shot, there is still some whisky in the glass.
$198,535 (USA) (5 December 1999)
$10,660,147 (USA) (19 March 2000)