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Brimstone and Treacle (1982) Richard Loncraine, Sting, Denholm Elliott, Joan Plowright, Drama, Thriller

Brimstone & Treacle (Richard Loncraine, 1982)
Brimstone and Treacle is a modern gothic tale about the evil that men do and the price that must be paid to make things right. The film, a remake of a 1976 teleplay that included Denholm Elliot in its original cast as Mr. Bates, the film also included an incredibly cool soundtrack of songs by artists like The Go-Go’s, The Police, Squeeze and an irreverently stylish 1930’s little diddy called “Spread A Little Happiness”, performed by Sting by himself.

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