Anna (Meryl Streep) and Mike (Jeremy Irons) play a couple – both in life and on set – facing, through their characters, the blooming of a passionate affair and the disenchantment of a fading love. Soon they begin to feel that fiction interweaves into reality. Adapted from John Fowles’ historical fiction novel by Harold Pinter, Karel Reisz’s film won her lead actress both a Golden Globe and BAFTA award for Best Actress and was nominated for 5 Academy Awards, including Best Costume Design.
Followed by a Q&A with Academy Award nominee costume designer Tom Rand
As part of the Craft of Film: Academy of Motion Picture at Ciné Lumière