#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – The aristocratic Tony moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee, but Tony’s girlfriend Susan does not like him and asks Tony to send him away. When Barrett brings his sister Vera to work and live in the house, Tony has a brief hidden affair with her. After traveling with Susan and spending a couple of days in a friend’s house outside London, the couple unexpectedly returns and finds Barrett and Vera, who are actually lovers, in Tony’s room. They are fired and Susan breaks with Tony. Later, Tony meets Barrett alone in a pub and hires him back, and Barrett imposes his real dark intentions in the house, turning the table and switching position with his master.
Plot: A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift…
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A silver-spoon is hoodwinked and deceived by a lower class precision movement performed by the outstanding Dirk Bogarde and Sarah Miles that sets in motion some classy table turning.
This didn’t hold up the second time I saw it..
Dirk Bogarde becomes the gentleman’s gentleman for a rich guy who sits around doing nothing with his life other than dating a nice lady. Eventually, the rich guy is seduced by a maid–and Bogarde is instrumental in orchestrating it. When this all comes out in front of the rich guy’s fiancé, the rich guy’s life becomes turned upside down…and the viewer is left wondering why.
I’d seen this movie years ago and remembered liking it a lot. However, with this second viewing, I was very surprised how much I didn’t like it. Perhaps it’s because I’ve seen movies since then about evil servants (such as “Kind Lady”). Perhaps it’s because I’ve seen better evil performances by Dirk Bogarde (“Cast a Giant Shadow” comes to mind). Or, perhaps it’s because I felt that the plot didn’t quite hit the mark. Yes, I think it’s mostly the latter. The transition from a seemingly loyal servant to a weird dominant pal seemed odd–and very, very difficult to believe. I really think this COULD have worked had they been very daring and made the relationship between the rich guy and the servant a homosexual one–it would have much better explained WHY the bizarre juxtaposition occurred. As it is, there is no competent explanation for this change in positions from servant to eventual master. Had the gay subtext been able to been explored openly, I think the film would have made a lot of sense and been more realistic. Overall, an interesting failure…but that’s all.
I know it’s all supposed to be social commentary…but it just left me a bit flat and bored the second time around.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 56 min (116 min)
Director Joseph Losey
Writer Harold Pinter (screenplay), Robin Maugham (novel)
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox
Awards Won 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations.
Production Company Elstree, Springbok Productions
Sound Mix Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman Double-X 5222)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format DCP Digital Cinema Package, 35 mm