Until this evening, I hadn’t watched this scene from David Jones‘ Betrayal — the very last in the film, and the first in the years-long history of Jeremy Irons and Patricia Hodges‘ affair — since the late ’80s, when I caught it on cable. I was prompted to search for it on YouTube by Dennis Lim‘s 12.26 N.Y. Times piece about filmed portrayals of troubled love affairs with “fractured storylines.”
Betrayal has never been issued on DVD, of course. I wouldn’t be surprised if it never receives a digital upgrade. Lost, faded, forgotten.