A Handful of Dust (1988)

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There Beaver makes the acquaintance of Tony's wife, Brenda. Together, they continue their relationship in a series of bedroom assignations in London. Trusting to a fault, Tony is unaware that anything is amiss until his wife suddenly asks for a divorce. With his life in turmoil, Tony goes on a haphazard journey to South America.

Directing:
  • Charles Sturridge

Writing:
  • Derek Granger
  • Charles Sturridge
  • Evelyn Waugh

Stars:
Release Date: 1988-06-24
themoviedb icon 5.9/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 118
  • Revenue: $1,561,000
Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry
Reggie
Graham Crowden
Graham Crowde...
Mr. Graceful
Richard Leech
Richard Leech
Doctor
Rupert Graves
Rupert Graves
John Beaver
Judi Dench
Judi Dench
Mrs. Beaver
Tristram Jellinek
Tristram Jell...
Richard Last
Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
Mr. Todd
Pip Torrens
Pip Torrens
Jock
James Wilby
James Wilby
Tony Last
Timothy Bateson
Timothy Bates...
MacDougal
Beatie Edney
Beatie Edney
Marjorie
Cathryn Harrison
Cathryn Harri...
Milly
Christopher Godwin
Christopher G...
Dr. Messinger
Marsha Fitzalan
Marsha Fitzal...
Polly Cockpurse
John Junkin
John Junkin
Blenkinsop
Maureen Bennett
Maureen Benne...
Marjorie's Maid
Moyra Fraser
Moyra Fraser
Mrs. Northcote
Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott...
Brenda Last
Roger Miller
Roger Miller
Vicar
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Hust...
Mrs. Rattery
Annabel Brooks
Annabel Brook...
Daisy