Featuring the same cast and director as the Royal Court Theatre production of David Storey's play, Lindsay Anderson's screen version stars Alan Bates as the eldest son of a working-class English family who returns home for his parents' 40th wedding anniversary. But with middle child James Bolam about to enter into a loveless marriage and youngest brother Brian Cox on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bates begins to realize that the ties that hold his family together are about to unravel. Bill Owen and Constance Chapman also star. 130 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; interviews; featurettes; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.