Home At Seven (Empire DVD Review)

HomeAtSevenSquareRalph Richardson made his sole venture behind the camera with this talky adaptation of R.C. Sheriff’s 1950 chamber piece, in which he reprised his popular West End stage role as a bank clerk who suffers a bout of temporary amnesia, and subsequently finds himself embroiled in a murder mystery. It’s moderately suspenseful stuff, with sterling support from Jack Hawkins and Margaret Leighton, but it’s all played with such jollity that the jeopardy never feels real.

FILM ★★★

EXTRAS Image gallery. ★★

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About David Hughes: Published Work

Empire and Time Out film critic, screenwriter of award-winning drama "Where the Road Runs Out", and MD of movie marketing agency Synchronicity, and author of books about Kubrick, Lynch and films that were never made.

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