09/30/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Guard and Julie Christie in 'The Go-Between'

COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Guard and Julie Christie in ‘The Go-Between’

“The Go-Between” is Joseph Losey’s beguiling film from 1971. One thinks of David Lean as the master of this genre but this movie is as lush and beautiful as any Lean film. Based on the novel by L.P. Hartley, it tells of a boy who becomes the messenger for love notes between an aristocratic young woman and a local farmer. The script is by Harold Pinter and the narration in flash-backs is by the now-grown Michael Redgrave. (more…)