The Draughtsman’s Contract

The Draughtsman’s Contract
(BFI 1982)

Peter Greenaway’s breakthrough film, a lavish landmark murder-mystery set in and around a 17th Century English country house estate aflame and featuring sex, lies – and a mischievous statue.

The Draughtsman's Contract

BFI Staff Producer: Peter Broughan

Writer/ Director: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser

* Nominated, International Fantasy Film Award, Best Film – Fantasporto 1984

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