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A Murder of Quality (1991)

TV Movie | 90 min | Mystery

Taken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague, Ailsa Brimley, to investigate a mysterious letter from a junior master's wife at Carne School - a boy's school. When Smiley goes ...See moreTaken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague, Ailsa Brimley, to investigate a mysterious letter from a junior master's wife at Carne School - a boy's school. When Smiley goes to Carne to investigate, he finds the junior master's wife brutually murdered, with her husband as one of the suspects. Smiley begins to scratch at the surface of the closed knit society of Carne, and soon begins to find that things are not as they seem. Secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy, Timothy Perkins, who is either another suspect, witness, or victim. Written by <73204.3701@compuserve.com> See less
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John le Carré (screenplay) (novel)
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Denholm Elliott
George Smiley George Smiley   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Terence Fielding Terence Fielding   See fewer
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Glenda Jackson
Ailsa Brimley Ailsa Brimley   See fewer
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Billie Whitelaw
Mad Janie Mad Janie   See fewer
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David Threlfall
Stanley Rode Stanley Rode   See fewer
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Ronald Pickup
Felix D'Arcy Felix D'Arcy   See fewer
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Matthew Scurfield
Inspector Rigby Inspector Rigby   See fewer
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Christian Bale
Tim Perkins Tim Perkins   See fewer
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Diane Fletcher
Shane Hecht Shane Hecht   See fewer
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Fiona Walker
Dorothy D'Arcy Dorothy D'Arcy   See fewer
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Nick Reding
Sergeant Mellor Sergeant Mellor   See fewer
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Michael Cochrane
Charles Hecht Charles Hecht   See fewer
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Charles Pemberton
Sergeant Ted Mundy Sergeant Ted Mundy   See fewer
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Bill Armstrong
The Reverend Fergus (as William Armstrong) The Reverend Fergus (as William Armstrong)   See fewer
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Moray Watson
Major Harriman Major Harriman   See fewer
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Helen Lindsay
Mrs. Harlowe Mrs. Harlowe   See fewer
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Samantha Womack
Alice Lawry (as Samantha Janus) Alice Lawry (as Samantha Janus)   See fewer
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John Grillo
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Emily Raymond
Ann Snow Ann Snow   See fewer
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Tim Dutton
Simon Snow Simon Snow   See fewer
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George Raistrick
Samuel Glaston Samuel Glaston   See fewer
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George Winter
Police Constable Dai Police Constable Dai   See fewer
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Joanna Jacobs
Stella Rode Stella Rode   See fewer
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Nick Lewis
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Peter Snelling
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Thorley Walters
Bishop Harry Bishop Harry   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 688 votes