A Handful of Dust (film)

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A Handful of Dust
US Film poster
Directed by Charles Sturridge
Produced by Derek Granger
Written by George Fenton
Starring James Wilby
Kristen Scott Thomas
Release dates
  • June 24, 1988 (1988-06-24)
Running time
118 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $1,560,700[1]

A Handful of Dust is a 1988 film directed by Charles Sturridge, based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Evelyn Waugh. It stars James Wilby and Kristin Scott Thomas.[2]

It was nominated at the 61st Academy Awards for Best Costume (Jane Robinson), losing to Dangerous Liaisons.[3] Judi Dench won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.



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