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Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
This past May British screenwriter and director Bryan Forbes passed away at age 86. Best known for directing the 1975 cult classic The Stepford Wives, Forbes career spanned over 30 years and included actor and novelist, in addition to director, producer, screenwriter. Today, I wish to discuss one of his lesser known films; the darkly brilliant Séance on a Wet Afternoon. Shot in the gritty black and white, kitchen sink style of early 1960’s British cinema. Adapted from the novel by Mark McShane, Séance on a Wet Afternoon tells the story of middle-aged, childless married couple Billy and Myra Savage’s...
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