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Christopher Petit

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

Edition 1983
94' - 1982 - Crime, Mystery, Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Christopher Petit Composer: Chaz Jankel With: Billie Whitelaw, Paul Freeman, Pippa Guard
A rather loose adaptation of the P. D. James novel. Cordelia Gray, the survivor of a partnership in a detective agency, is asked by the assistant of James Calendar to investigate the suicide of his son, Mark. About the same age as Mark, Cordelia is resourceful in her investigation, but smitten with the dead son and becomes obsessed with his memory and his increasingly suspicious death. She interviews his friend, Andrew, and his girlfriend, Isobel. She is also interested in James Calendar's assistant, Elizabeth Leaming, who seems to have a more than natural interest in Mark. She is thrown down an abandoned well and later chases her assailant, Andrew...

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Credits

Director

Christopher Petit

Composer

Chaz Jankel

With

Billie Whitelaw, Paul Freeman, Pippa Guard

Scenario

Christopher Petit, Elizabeth McKay, Brian Scobie

Director of Photography

Martin Schäfer

Editor

Mick Audsley

Producer

Peter McKay, Michael Relph

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

"An Unsuitable Job for a Woman" (P.D. James)

Year

1982

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