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      A Novel Affair

      1957 1h 37m Comedy List
      Reviews Upper-middle-class housewife Judith Wynter (Margaret Leighton) has a closely guarded secret: Under a pen name, she's a best-selling author of steamy bodice-rippers. As her beloved husband, Roger (Ralph Richardson), convalesces from a serious illness, the couple's new driver, Carlo (Carlo Justini), discovers Judith's latest manuscript about an unhappy housewife's passionate affair with the family chauffeur. He jumps to conclusions that create increasingly awkward situations for them all. Read More Read Less

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      Kevin Maher Times (UK) It’s deceptively clever writing, and boasts a startling central cinematic device that depicts the story of Judith’s novel in garish Technicolor within an otherwise modest black-and-white movie. Rated: 4/5 Sep 29, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Upper-middle-class housewife Judith Wynter (Margaret Leighton) has a closely guarded secret: Under a pen name, she's a best-selling author of steamy bodice-rippers. As her beloved husband, Roger (Ralph Richardson), convalesces from a serious illness, the couple's new driver, Carlo (Carlo Justini), discovers Judith's latest manuscript about an unhappy housewife's passionate affair with the family chauffeur. He jumps to conclusions that create increasingly awkward situations for them all.
      Director
      Muriel Box
      Producer
      Peter Rogers, Gerald Thomas
      Production Co
      British Lion
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 37m