My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Separate Tables


(out of 5)

Enormously enjoyable ensemble drama that takes place at a sleepy seaside resort run by . The many guests of the inn interact for two hours, sometimes successfully, sometimes not as the drama proceeds.  is having an affair with Hiller, but is thrown into confusion when ex-wife  (in one of her last notable roles) shows up asking for another chance.  (in an excellent performance) is a painfully shy old maid travelling with her mother.  plays a lonely ex-colonel with a spotted past who strikes up a bond with Kerr, much to the chagrin of her conservative mother (). Low key and lovely, and very entertaining.

Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions, Clifton Productions

USA, 1958

Directed by

Screenplay by , , based on a play by Terence Rattigan

Cinematography by 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by ,

Film Editing by ,

Academy Awards 1958

Golden Globe Awards 1958

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