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Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Seance on a Wet Afternoon PG rating

Bryan Forbes’ stylish psychological thriller about a medium who plans to kidnap a child and help the police solve the crime to bolster her reputation as a clairvoyant.

Crime 1964 111 mins

Director: Bryan Forbes

Overview

Richard Attenborough and Nanette Newman star in Bryan Forbes’ stylish psychological thriller about a medium who plans to kidnap a child and help the police solve the crime to bolster her claims of clairvoyance.

Richard Attenborough won a Bafta for his performance as the impressionable Billy Savage, while the film is also notable for its rare lead performance from acclaimed theatre and television actor Kim Stanley, who wouldn’t make another film appearance until Frances in 1982.