Deadly Summer

1997

Channel 5, Produced by Julia Ouston, Jill Green and Linda James for Red Rooster Film and TV. Starring Pauline Quirke, Francesca Annis, Bob Peck, Nicholas Farrell and Sarah Smart. Filmed in Avalon, France. One of the delights of making this film was working with French actors and the villagers, whose acting talents came naturally.

Synopsis: Donald has invited his neighbors, Jim and Linda Topping and their son to stay in his holiday villa in France, much to the dismay of Donald's wife and their adolescent stepdaughter. This complex and gripping tale chronicles a summer of twisted betrayal and deadly consequences.