The Winter Guest (1997)


It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect with her daughter and grandson, Alex (Gary Hollywood). Meanwhile, old women Chloe (Sandra Voe) and Lily (Sheila Reid) go to a funeral, youngsters Sam (Douglas Murphy) and Tom (Sean Biggerstaff) cut class, and Alex gets a crush on tomboy Nita (Arlene Cockburn).

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Release Date: 1997-12-27
Status: Released
Run time: 108 min / 1:48
Production Studio : Capitol Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


Emma Thompson
as Frances
Phyllida Law
as Elspeth
Sheila Reid
as Lily
Sandra Voe
as Chloe
Arlene Cockburn
as Nita
Gary Hollywood
as Alex
Sean Biggerstaff
as Tom
Tom Watson
as Minister
Alan Rickman
as Man in street (uncredited)


Directing Alan Rickman Director
Writing Sharman Macdonald Writer
Writing Alan Rickman Writer
Sound Michael Kamen Music
Crew Seamus McGarvey Cinematography
Production Edward R. Pressman Producer
Production Steve Clark-Hall Producer