Romantic Englishwoman

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Romantic Englishwoman ★★★ 1975 (R)

Literate comedy-drama about the intertwined lives of several sophisticated and restrained Brits. Caine is a successful novelist with writer's block whose wife falls for another man while on a trip alone. He then invites his wife's lover to stay with them in order to generate ideas for his writing until his jealousy begins to surface. 117m/C VHS . GB Glenda Jackson, Michael Caine, Helmut Berger, Kate Nelligan; D: Joseph Losey; W: Tom Stoppard, Thomas Wiseman.