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The Shooting Party is a 1985 film directed by Alan Bridges and based on the book of the same name by Isabel Colegate. The film is set in 1913 and shows the way of life of English aristocrats, gathered for pheasant shooting and general self-indulgence. Their way of life is contrasted with the local rural poor, who serve as 'beaters', driving the game for the aristocrats to shoot. There is also an early and very genteel animal-rights/socialist activist (played by Sir John Gielgud). There is a general feeling of the end of a way of life, as the characters go about their lives unaware of the coming war (World War I) and the changes it will bring. The older standards of the gentry have slipped and they are no longer sure what they are doing or why. Traditional functions of the aristocracy are undermined by their hypocrisies, contemplations and revelations, the discontent of the lower classes and politically minded characters. This is the last film appearance by James Mason, who plays Sir...
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