Kim Stanley and Richard Attenborough give outstanding performances in this classy British thriller, with Attenborough winning a BAFTA for Best British Actor and Stanley scoring an Oscar nomination. Written and directed by Bryan Forbes – who also won a Writers Guild award, an Edgar and a BAFTA nomination – Seance on a Wet Afternoon is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
Myra Savage, a highly-strung spiritual medium, convinces her weak-willed husband to fake a child kidnapping so she can offer her services to the parents when all seems lost. Though horrified at the prospect, he reluctantly goes along with the plan – but becomes more convinced than ever that Myra is losing her grip on reality…
Memories on a Wet Afternoon an interview with Bryan Forbes
Audio commentary with Bryan Forbes