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Intimate Relations 1995 15

85 mins United Kingdom Director. Philip Goodhew

Based on the real-life 1956 trial of Albert Goozee, Philip Goodhew’s gloriously pulpy melodrama follows Rupert Graves’ seedy seducer Harold as he takes lodgings in the home of Marjorie Beasley (Julie Walters) and her one-legged, veteran husband Stanley (Matthew Walker).

With barely a sniff of suspicion from Stanley, Marjorie and her daughter Joyce (Laura Sadler) initiate intimate relations with their new housemate. But when Harold begins to tire of their affections he turns to drastic action to free himself from their grip.

Boasting a trio of fine central performances (especially Walters), Intimate Relations is a gripping drama that also punctures the hypocrisy of post-war Britain's respectable veneer and its secret, sordid underbelly.

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Philip Goodhew


Matthew Walker

Rupert Graves

Julie Walters


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