The Camomile Lawn

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The Camomile Lawn ★★½ 1992

In August 1939, various young cousins gather at their uncle's house on the Cornish coast for a last holiday before the inevitable war changes all their lives. Thirty years later, they return to the house for a funeral and the chance to look back on their frequently risque behavior. Naughty adaptation of the novel by Mary Wesley. 264m/C DVD . GB Jennifer Ehle, Tara Fitzgerald, Toby Stephens, Felicity Kendal, Rebecca Hall, Paul Eddington, Oliver Cotton, Claire Bloom, Rosemary Harris, Richard Johnson, Virginia McKenna, Nicholas Le Prevost; D: Peter Hall; W: Kenneth Taylor; C: Ernest Vincze; M: Stephen (Steve) Edwards. TV .