Five Days One Summer

76
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1982
  • Running time: 96 min
Arriving at a Swiss chalet for a mountain-climbing vacation, middle-aged doctor, Douglas Meredith (Connery), is accompanied by Kate (Betsy Brantley), a young woman posing as his wife. Although he’s married to another, Douglas refuses to break it off... read more
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Arriving at a Swiss chalet for a mountain-climbing vacation, middle-aged doctor, Douglas Meredith (Connery), is accompanied by Kate (Betsy Brantley), a young woman posing as his wife. Although he’s married to another, Douglas refuses to break it off with Kate, even though the affair would bring them shame if exposed. Things come to a head, however, when their guide (Lambert Wilson) finds himself attracted to Kate, and the dark secret she and Douglas share is finally revealed.

Original Release

11/12/1982

US Release

11/12/1982

Cast

Sean Connery Douglas Meredith
Lambert Wilson Johann Biari
Betsy Brantley Kate
Jennifer Hilary Sarah Meredith
Isabel Dean Kate's Mother
Anna Massey Jennifer Pierce
Gérard Buhr Brendel
Georges Claisse Dieter
Sheila Reid Gillian Pierce
Kathy Marothy Dieter's Wife
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Fred Zinnemann

Writers

Michael Austin, Kay Boyle

Cast

Sean Connery Douglas Meredith
Lambert Wilson Johann Biari
Betsy Brantley Kate
Jennifer Hilary Sarah Meredith
Isabel Dean Kate's Mother
Anna Massey Jennifer Pierce
Gérard Buhr Brendel
Georges Claisse Dieter
Sheila Reid Gillian Pierce
Kathy Marothy Dieter's Wife
Terry Kingley Georg
Emilie Lihou Old Woman
Alfred Schmidhauser Martin
Jerry Brouer Van Royen
Marc Duret French Student
François Caron French Student
Benoît Ferreux French Student
Alexander John Maclean
Michael Burrell Horse Taxi Driver
Frank Duncan First Hut Guardian

Producers

Peter Beale Executive Producer
Fred Zinnemann Producer

Editors

Stuart Baird

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