Interlude (1968 film)

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Interlude
Interlude FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byKevin Billington
Produced byDavid Deutsch
Jack Hanbury
Written byLee Langley
Hugh Leonard
StarringOskar Werner
Barbara Ferris
Virginia Maskell
Donald Sutherland
Music byGeorges Delerue
CinematographyGerry Fisher
Edited byBert Bates
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • May 1968 (1968-05) (UK)
  • 2 July 1968 (1968-07-02) (U.S.)
Running time
113 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office$1,600,000 (US/ Canada)[1]

Interlude is a 1968 British drama film directed by Kevin Billington. John Cleese has one of his first film roles as a colleague of the heroine and Derek Jacobi plays Paul in what was only his second feature film role.

Plot[edit]

A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly ends up being given an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with the young reporter during his interlude, and the accumulation of differences in their ages and background begins to mount.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Music[edit]

Singer Timi Yuro performed the title song "Interlude". Another version by Yuro was released commercially. The song was later covered in 1994 as duet by Morrissey and Siouxsie Sioux.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1968", Variety, 8 January 1969 p 15. Please note that this is a rental figure accruing to distributors.

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