Music directorJohnny Douglas Duration LanguageEnglish
CastCarol White, John Mills Release dateDecember 1971 (1971-12) WriterH.E. Bates (story), Frank Nesbitt Similar moviesTideland, 97%, The House at the Edge of the Galaxy, Lucky Star, Claws, White Nights
Dulcima is a 1971 British drama film directed by Frank Nesbitt. It was entered into the 21st Berlin International Film Festival. The film stars Carol White as Dulcima, a carefree girl who begins working as housekeeper on a run-down Gloucestershire farm owned by the miserly Mr. Parker (John Mills). The farmer quickly becomes enamoured of the pretty and lively girl and invites her to live-in. They begin a sexual relationship, which becomes strained when he discovers her affections for a local gamekeeper. The story was taken from a novella of the same name by H. E. Bates. Filming took place in and around Minchinhampton and Tetbury in Gloucestershire.
The Canadian television film Dulcima (1969) was based on the same novella, with the setting transferred to a small town in Ontario.