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      A Severed Head

      R 1971 1 hr. 36 min. Comedy Drama List
      Reviews Antonia Lynch-Gibbon (Lee Remick), wife of upper-crust wine dealer Martin (Ian Holm), falls in love with her husband's best friend, noted psychiatrist Palmer Anderson (Richard Attenborough). While both Palmer and Antonia would like to remain in Martin's life, he has some secrets of his own -- namely, a mistress called Georgie (Jennie Linden), whom his womanizing brother (Clive Revill) also desires. All the while, Palmer's sister (Claire Bloom) seems to know everyone's business. Read More Read Less

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      Stefan Kanfer TIME Magazine "Ambiguous," appropriately, has definitions. It means "capable of understood in two or more senses." also means "uncertain, especially obscurity or indistinctness." A Severed Head leaps for the category and lands in the second. Feb 8, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Antonia Lynch-Gibbon (Lee Remick), wife of upper-crust wine dealer Martin (Ian Holm), falls in love with her husband's best friend, noted psychiatrist Palmer Anderson (Richard Attenborough). While both Palmer and Antonia would like to remain in Martin's life, he has some secrets of his own -- namely, a mistress called Georgie (Jennie Linden), whom his womanizing brother (Clive Revill) also desires. All the while, Palmer's sister (Claire Bloom) seems to know everyone's business.
      Director
      Dick Clement
      Screenwriter
      Iris Murdoch
      Production Co
      Winkast Film Productions
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (DVD)
      Apr 13, 2011