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A Touch of Love

A Touch of Love

Waris Hussein (1969)

12 Certificate
Wed 8 Mar 1:40am - 3:45am Talking Pictures


Our Score
Margaret Drabble adapted her novel The Millstone for this capable and well-made social drama. A young student (Sandy Dennis, in one of her most effective performances) loses her virginity and becomes pregnant. It may seem all rather dated now when viewed from the post-permissive 21st century, but the rest of the cast (Eleanor Bron, John Standing) is also strong, including Ian McKellen's sharp TV announcer, the unwitting father of the child.


A single mother is determined to go it alone in spite of the social stigma and practical problems in her path. Drama, starring Sandy Dennis and Ian McKellen.

Cast & Crew

Rosamund Stacey Sandy Dennis
George Ian McKellen
Lydia Eleanor Bron
Roger John Standing
Joe Michael Coles
Sister Harvey Rachel Kempson
Sister Bennett Margaret Tyzack
Director Waris Hussein
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: British Lion Film Corp Ltd Available on: Available on video and DVD


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