Synopsis

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very kind and helps him. Soon he becomes like a son for Dr. James Kennedy and romance between Yanko and Amy follows.

The Cast

Rachel Weisz
Amy Foster
Ian McKellen
Dr. James Kennedy
Kathy Bates
Miss Swaffer
Joss Ackland
Mr. Swaffer
Zoë Wanamaker
Mary Foster
Tony Haygarth
Mr. Smith
Fiona Victory
Mrs. Smith
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Canon Van Stone
Eve Matheson
Mrs. Wilcox
Dave Hill
Jack Vincent
Tom Bell
Isaac Foster

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The Crew

Director
Beeban Kidron
Producer
Beeban Kidron
Charles Steel
Polly Tapson
Screenplay
Tim Willocks
Novel
Joseph Conrad