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Another Time, Another Place (1983 film)

Another Time, Another Place
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Directed by Michael Radford
Produced by Simon Perry
Screenplay by John Francis Lane
Michael Radford
Based on Another Time, Another Place
by Jessie Kesson
Starring Phyllis Logan
Giovanni Mauriello
Denise Coffey
Music by John McLeod
Cinematography Roger Deakins
Edited by Tom Priestley
Distributed by Cinegate
Release date
May 1983 (Cannes Film Festival)
July 1983 (UK)
Running time
118 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Another Time, Another Place is a 1983 British drama film directed by Michael Radford and starring Phyllis Logan, Giovanni Mauriello and Denise Coffey.[1] The screenplay was based on the novel by Jessie Kesson.


In Scotland in 1943 during World War II, Janie (Phyllis Logan) is a young Scottish housewife married to Dougal (Paul Young), who is 15 years older. Participating in a war rehabilitation program, the couple take in three Italian prisoners of war to work on their farm. Janie soon falls in love with one of the three, Luigi (Giovanni Mauriello). She begins a secret relationship with Luigi that is doomed from the start.[2]


  • Phyllis Logan – Janie
  • Giovanni Mauriello – Luigi
  • Denise Coffey – Meg
  • Tom Watson – Finlay
  • Gianluca Favilla – Umberto
  • Gregor Fisher – Beel
  • Paul Young – Dougal
  • Claudio Rosini – Paolo
  • Jennifer Piercey – Kirsty
  • Yvonne Gilan – Jess
  • Carol Ann Crawford – Else
  • Ray Jeffries – Alick
  • Scott Johnston – Jeems
  • Nadio Fortune – Antonio
  • David Mowat – Randy Bob
  • Colin Campbell – Accordionist
  • John Francis Lane – Farmer
  • Corrado Sfogli – Raffaello
  • Peter Finlay – Officer
  • Stephen Gressieux – Prisoner of War


  1. ^ "Another Time, Another Place (1983) | BFI". 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
  2. ^ "Another Time, Another Place (1983)". Retrieved 2015-12-07.