After winning acclaim on the London stage, director Harold Pinter and star Alan Bates brought Simon Gray's acerbic academia drama to the screen. From within his cramped university office, English professor Bates sees his professional and personal lives shatter as his protégé/boyfriend leaves him, his ex-wife announces she's remarrying, and a colleague gets published ahead of him. Co-stars Susan Engel, Richard O'Callaghan, Jessica Tandy. 129 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurette; interview; photo gallery; theatrical trailer; more.