The Passionate Friends is a 1949 British romantic drama film directed by David Lean. The film is based on The Passionate Friends: A Novel, a 1913 story by H. G. Wells It describes a love triangle in which a woman cannot give up her affair with another man. The film was entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival. The story is told through episodes of memories by the woman while on holiday in Switzerland waiting for her banker husband to arrive from work. It had been nine years since they have been on holiday, and nine years since she last talked to the man she is in love with . The movie...
|Release date:||January 26, 1949|
|Directed by:||David Lean|
|Music by:||Richard Addinsell|
|Screenplay by:||Eric Ambler, Stanley Haynes, David Lean, H. G. Wells|