Jane Vale (Pauline Frederick) is a 40-year-old executive running her own successful company when she falls for one of her employees who happens to be a much younger man. They seem to be growing closer until Jane’s younger sister (Laura La Plante) arrives home from college. A master of nuance, director Brown conveys intricate narrative details with clarity and subtlety.
Restoration by Packard Humanities Institute
Live music by Stephen Horne
Based at London’s BFI Southbank, Stephen Horne is considered one of the leading silent film accompanists working today and his music has met with acclaim worldwide. Principally a pianist, he often incorporates other instruments into his performances, sometimes playing them simultaneously. He has recorded music for DVD releases and television broadcasts of silent films and regularly performs internationally.
Image credit: Pamela Gentile