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3.3
74 Ratings

Dance with a Stranger

Directed by Mike Newell
United Kingdom, 1985
Drama, Crime, Thriller

Synopsis

This darkly haunting slightly fictionalized film is a retelling of the life and death of Ruth Ellis (Miranda Richardson), the last woman to be executed in England.

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Dance with a Stranger Directed by Mike Newell

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Award of the Youth (Foreign Film)

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1986 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1986 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Director

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