Alexandria, Egypt, 1938: The beautiful Jewish courtesan Justine (Anouk Aimée) had slept her way into security as the wife of a Coptic financier (John Vernon). With the impending end of British rule, however, she applies all her wiles to secure their exit to Palestine through the brokering of a gun-running scheme. Glossy take on the Lawrence Durrell novel co-stars Dirk Bogarde, Michael York, Robert Forster, Jack Albertson. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.