Seance on a Wet Afternoon

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Seance on a Wet Afternoon ★★★½ 1964

Dark, thoughtful film about a crazed pseudopsychic who coerces her husband into a kidnapping so she can gain recognition by divining the child's whereabouts. Directed splendidly by Forbes, and superb acting from Stanley and Attenborough, who coproduced with Forbes. 111m/B VHS, DVD . GB Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Maria Kazan, Mark Eden, Patrick Magee; D: Bryan Forbes; M: John Barry. British Acad. '64: Actor (Attenborough); Natl. Bd. of Review '64: Actress (Stanley); N.Y. Film Critics '64: Actress (Stanley).