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Lunch Hour

Lunch Hour U rating

Shirley Anne Field stars in this stylish, highly enjoyable story of simmering tensions and sexual conflict in the work place.

Drama 1962 63 mins Silent

Director: James Hill

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Overview

Shirley Anne Field gives a fiery performance as a young designer on the brink of starting an affair with a married male supervisor (Robert Stephens) at the wallpaper factory where she works. Lunch Hour is a sweet but stylish and highly enjoyable story of simmering tensions and sexual conflict. Based on the play by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey) and directed by James Hill (Born Free).

This title is also available on DVD / Blu-ray in the BFI’s Flipside collection.

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