The End of the Affair (1955 film)

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The End of the Affair
The End of the Affair 1955 film.jpg
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Produced by David Lewis
Written by Lenore J. Coffee
Based on The End of the Affair 
by Graham Greene
Starring Deborah Kerr
Van Johnson
John Mills
Peter Cushing
Michael Goodliffe
Stephen Murray
Joyce Carey
Music by Benjamin Frankel
Cinematography Wilkie Cooper
Edited by Alan Osbiston
Distributed by Columbia
Release date(s)
  • 1955 (1955)
Running time 105 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The End of the Affair is a 1955 film directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, Peter Cushing and John Mills. It is based on the novel The End of the Affair by Graham Greene. It was filmed largely on location in London, particularly in and around the picturesque Chester Terrace.

This version was made in black and white. The film was entered into the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson), is the clandestine lover of married Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr).[2]



The film was remade in 1999, starring Ralph Fiennes and Julianne Moore.


Home media[edit]

This film has been made available on a DVD-video and was released on 16 May 2000. It contains both the 1955 and 1999 adaptations together with supporting material about their making.


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