1900s Norfolk. Spending the summer with a rich schoolfriend's family, 12-year-old Leo is drawn into being a messenger between the beautiful daughter of the household and a local farmer. But the couple's clandestine love affair has tragic consequences.
Drama, adapting the LP Hartley novel.
|Marian Maudsley||Julie Christie|
|Ted Burgess||Alan Bates|
|Young Leo Colston||Dominic Guard|
|Mrs Maudsley||Margaret Leighton|
|Mr Maudsley||Michael Gough|
|Leo as an old man||Michael Redgrave|
|Hugh Trimingham||Edward Fox|
|Charles||Roger Lloyd Pack|