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40 Ratings

The Winter Guest

Directed by Alan Rickman
United Kingdom, United States, 1997


The film centers on four pairs – Frances is a recent widow who wants to get away from Scotland to Australia with her teenage son Alex to escape her memories, arrival of her old mother Elspeth makes her reconsider her decision.

The Winter Guest Directed by Alan Rickman

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1997 | 3 wins including: CinemAvvenire' Award

European Film Awards

1997 | Nominee: European Actress of the Year

Chicago International Film Festival

1997 | 2 wins including: Best Film (Gold Hugo)

British Independent Film Awards

1998 | Nominee: Best Performance by a British Actress in an Independent Film

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