Too deliberate, but among Schlesinger's best; a strong drama about a menage a trois
among homosexual Finch, heterosexual Jackson, and bisexual Head, who alternates between the other two. Time may decree the film a classic.
Written by New Yorker magazine movie critic Gilliatt, the plot presents Finch as a middle-aged bachelor doctor in London who shares his answering service with Jackson, a divorced woman who works at an employment agency. Both of them know Windsor and Pickles, a happy couple in the area, and both of
them sleep with Head, a younger designer of modern sculpture. Both Jackson and Finch are aware of each other because Head is an honest...