Home Before Midnight

Home Before Midnight is a 1979 British drama film directed by Pete Walker, written by Murray Smith, and starring James Aubrey, Alison Elliott and Richard Todd.[1] It is set in London and follows a 28 year old songwriter who is put on trial for having sex with a 14 year old girl.

Home Before Midnight
"Home Before Midnight" DVD cover.jpg
UK DVD cover
Directed byPete Walker
Produced byPete Walker
Written byMurray Smith
Michael Armstrong
from a story by Pete Walker
StarringJames Aubrey
Alison Elliott
Mark Burns
Juliet Harmer
Richard Todd
Music byRay Russell
CinematographyPeter Jessop
Edited byAlan Brett
Distributed byAnchor Bay Entertainment
Release date
  • 18 October 1979 (1979-10-18) (UK)
Running time
111 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. ^ "Home before Midnight (1978) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Archived from the original on 6 February 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2014.


  • Sweet, Matthew. Shepperton Babylon: The Lost Worlds of British Cinema. Faber and Faber, 2005.

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