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The Happy Valley (1986)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 26 November 1986
In 1940 Kenya as their country prepares for war, the local aristocratic social set lives a decadent, self-indulgent lifestyle, that leads to murder.

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Ross Devenish

Writer:

David Reid
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denholm Elliott ... Sir Henry 'Jock' Delves Broughton
Holly Aird ... Juanita Carberry
Kathryn Pogson ... June Carberry
Michael Byrne ... John Carberry
Cathryn Harrison ... Helen Tapsell
Amanda Hillwood Amanda Hillwood ... Lady Diana Delves Broughton
Peter Sands ... Lord Erroll
Richard Heffer ... Asst. Supt. Poppy
Mawa Makondo Mawa Makondo ... Waiganjo
Kavundla Kavundla ... Gatimu
Roshan Seth ... Defence Solicitor
Frank Lazarus Frank Lazarus ... Doctor
John Cartwright John Cartwright ... Constable
Abdulla Sunado Abdulla Sunado ... Witchdoctor
Oliver Rowe Oliver Rowe ... Ian Eatwell
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Storyline

In Kenya, East Africa, the English aristocracy are famed for lavish parties where champagne, morphine and open affairs are in vogue. When a young girl learns of a murder within that circle, her life is made increasingly unpleasant by those involved. Written by <wyohwy@hotmail.com>

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murder | kenya | aristocracy | 1940s | girl | See All (36) »

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Drama

Certificate:

PG-13
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1986 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Over Indulgence See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

"Elspeth Huxley: A Biography" by Christine Nicholls, published in 2007, names the killer after 66 years. Coincidently, there was renewed interest in the murder after fashion designer Isabella Blow, granddaughter of Delves Broughton, took her own life the same year. See more »

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I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)
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Written by Roy K. Marsh, Ray Egan and Tom Pitts
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Corporal punishment scenes.
31 October 2000 | by mirwin8779See all my reviews

Although I found it an extremely interesting story line, I found the corporal punishment scenes rather disturbing, I definitely found them to be very graphic and may I say a little over the top. I am anti corporal punishment and I think that anyone with like views would therefore find this film rather disturbing.


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