December 10, 1999
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
In the halcyon days before World War II, novelist Maurice Bendrix finds himself falling head over heels for Sarah Miles, the wife of Henry Miles, his best friend. When Sarah breaks things off, Maurice is left to wonder why until shortly after the war, when he discover's Sarah's diary. His anguish rises with the discovery that, in fear for his life, Sarah had broken things off in a plea to God for Maurice's survival. In an attempt to rekindle the flame, Maurice gets close to Sarah, but finds his former lover reluctant to return to the past. Directed by Neil Jordan, the film is based on a novel of the same name by Graham Greene, known best for his twisty novels of wartime espionage.