The Good Soldier (1981)
Made for British television, this engaging adaptation of Ford Madox Ford's novel employs a series of non-linear flashbacks to tell the story of an upper-crust English couple (Jeremy Brett and Susan Fleetwood) and their American counterparts (Robin Ellis and Vickery Turner). Meeting annually at a German spa, the couples find their friendship gradually deteriorating due to infidelity and deception. John Ratzenberger co-stars. 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biography; filmographies.