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The Winter Guest


Adapted from a stage play by Sharman McDonald, this film marks the directorial debut of British character actor [[Performer~P60157~Alan Rickman~alanrickman]]. Set against a bleak winter landscape of rural Scotland, the story centers around the recently widowed Frances ([[Performer~P70692~Emma Thompson~emmathompson]]) and a visit from her mother, Elspeth ([[Performer~P40870~Phyllida Law~phyllidalaw]], Thompson's real-life mother). Elspeth seeks to console Frances, but Frances resists. The mother and...more