Stevens is the perfect English butler. Now employed by Mr Lewis, the new American owner of Darlington Hall, Stevens has spent the best part of his working life serving Lord Darlington, the host of many prestigious international conferences in the 1930s. It was only when war broke out in 1939, that Lord Darlington’s involvement with the NAZI party was uncovered.
ow, twenty years later. Stevens realizes that his unquestioning faith and dedication to duty were misplaced, and cost him dearly in his own personal life. Over Estate’s attractive young housekeeper, Miss Kenton. But his unwavering sense of duty led Stevens to deny his emotions – and eventually drive away the one woman he loved. Now he wants to make amends…
- Anthony Hopkins
- Emma Thompson
- James Fox
- Christopher Reeve
Director – James Ivory
1939 Columbia Pictures (1997 Cinema Club Packaging)