The Leading Man


1h 39m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Felix Webb is a top British playwright who has just nabbed rising Hollywood star, Robin Grange, for the lead in his new play, "The Hit Man." At the same time, Felix's wife discovers his affair with the play's leading actress, Hilary. The duplicitous Robin makes a deal with Felix: for a sum, he will

Film Details

Also Known As
Leading Man
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
BMG INDEPENDENTS/LEGACY
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

Felix Webb is a top British playwright who has just nabbed rising Hollywood star, Robin Grange, for the lead in his new play, "The Hit Man." At the same time, Felix's wife discovers his affair with the play's leading actress, Hilary. The duplicitous Robin makes a deal with Felix: for a sum, he will seduce Ellen so she will leave the marriage of her own accord. The plan works out, but not according to the original arrangement. Ellen does fall for Robin, but soon Robin's attentions turn to Hilary.

Film Details

Also Known As
Leading Man
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
BMG INDEPENDENTS/LEGACY
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 6, 1998

Released in United States March 20, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 25, 1998

Released in United States October 1996

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Contemporary International Cinema) East Hampton, New York October 16-20, 1996.

Completed shooting March 22, 1996.

Began shooting January 15, 1996.

Released in United States Spring March 6, 1998

Released in United States March 20, 1998 (Village East; New York City)

Released in United States on Video August 25, 1998

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Contemporary International Cinema) East Hampton, New York October 16-20, 1996.)