The Browning Version 1994

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The Browning Version ★★½ 1994 (R)

Mediocre remake of the Terence Rattigan play, previously filmed in 1951. Austere classics professor (Finney) at prestigious British boys school is disillusioned with both his floundering career and marriage. His emotional chill drives his younger wife (Scacchi) into an affair with a visiting American science teacher (Modine). Unfortunately updated to contemporary times, which can't hide apparhelp ent mustiness. Worth seeing for Finney's superb work as the out-of-touch prof. 97m/ C VHS, DVD . Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Modine, Michael Gambon, Julian Sands, Ben Silverstone, Maryam D'Abo; D: Mike Figgis; W: Ronald Harwood; M: Mark Isham.