The Remains Of The Day

The Remains Of The Day
The Remains Of The Day

Year

1993

Duration

128 minutes

Genres

Period and Historical

Language

English

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Synopsis

Is it OK to have a central character who never seizes control of his own life? That is the challenge that The Remains of the Day sets itself. The film traces the life of Stevens - a butler who lets both the great events of history and his own chances of personal happiness drift past him, because he knows his place: his role in society. But maybe it is only by understanding that there really were (and are) people like Stevens that we really understand history - and maybe that's the most important message of this subtle, moving drama.

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This film has one use of mild bad language.

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