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Production: BBC television
Director: Colin Nears
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Sandor Eles, Hazel Clyne, Peter Barksworth
Film Role: Joseph Conrad (lead)
Synopsis: Story of the Polish-born English novelist whose works explored the vulnerability and moral instability at the heart of human lives.
Conrad sat and talked about his life and his ideas as if in a television interview. Interspersed with this interview was a dramatization of one of his works, Amy Foster, the story of a boy from central Europe shipwrecked on the shores of Kent at the turn of the century and speaking no English.