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The Draughtsman's Contract

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When her landowner husband refuses to pay her any attention, Mrs Herbert tries to buy his affections by hiring a cocksure young artist Mr Neville to produce a series of drawings of the estate. Neville agrees on the condition that Mrs Herbert provides him with sexual favours.

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Showcases the work of a deliriously witty showman, always gleefully a few steps ahead of his audience.
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I prefer it to his later hit, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and Greenaway’s later work seems too often to be mere mannerism.
Peter Bradshaw The Guardian

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UK release date

12 Nov 1982