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Scandal

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British drama based on the chain of events that led to the infamous 'Profumo affair', the cold war sex scandal that toppled Britain's Conservative government in the early 1960s. John Hurt stars as high-class osteopath Stephen Ward, who grooms his teen showgirl protege Christine Keeler (Joanne Whalley) and her friend Mandy Rice-Davies (Bridget Fonda) to party with his swinging high-society friends. Storm clouds gather when Christine becomes simultaneously entangled with Russian diplomat and Soviet spy Eugene Ivanov (Jeroen Krabbe) and the British Minister of Defence, John Profumo (Ian McKellen).

Product Details

Running time114 minutes
Certification18
LanguagesEnglish
Region2
SubtitlesNo
FormatDVD
Year1989
DirectorMichael Caton-Jones
FeaturingJohn Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Ian McKellen, Bridget Fonda, Britt Ekland, Roland Gift, Jeroen Krabbé, Iain Cuthbertson, Daniel Massey, Leslie Phillips, Jean Alexander, Keith Allen
Release Date06/09/2010
DistributorIcon Home Entertainment
Number of Discs1
RRP15.99
Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
Main CategoryFeature
Sub CategoryDrama
Based OnReal events
StoryBritish drama based on the chain of events that led to the infamous 'Profumo affair', the cold war sex scandal that toppled Britain's Conservative government in the early 1960s. John Hurt stars as high-class osteopath Stephen Ward, who grooms his teen showgirl protege Christine Keeler (Joanne Whalley) and her friend Mandy Rice-Davies (Bridget Fonda) to party with his swinging high-society friends. Storm clouds gather when Christine becomes simultaneously entangled with Russian diplomat and Soviet spy Eugene Ivanov (Jeroen Krabbe) and the British Minister of Defence, John Profumo (Ian McKellen).
Update Date30/04/2014
DirectorsMichael Caton-Jones
Other CastCarl Davis, Stephen Woolley, Michael Thomas
Catalogue NumberICON 10186
SupplierUniversal Music Operation
Bonus FootageNo
TrailersNo
Behind The ScenesNo
CommentariesNo
Making ofNo
DocumentaryNo