In this elegant, stylish, and ultimately boring adaptation of the James novel, Reeve and Redgrave are introduced in the middle of a conversation. On the surface Redgrave is intense and humorless, her only passion political. Reeves is a charming sophisticate with a streak of stifled anger
beneath his veneer. The two have met because of Potter, a sweet, talented, and attractive woman with a gift for public speaking. Redgrave's talents do not lie in that direction, but she feels that Potter's ability could help further the cause to which she is totally committed: female suffrage. At
the same time, Reeve's feelings about Potter lie in another direction. So the triangle...