Weir, an alcoholic schoolteacher, whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career, is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife. The one person who appreciates his shyness and warmth is one of his pupils, Shirley Taylor. After Weir offers to give her free private tuition, the pupil slowly falls in love with her teacher leading to accusations of molestation.
|Title||:||Term of Trial|
|Release Date||:||August 16, 1962|
|Production Co.||:||Romulus Films|
|Production Countries||:||United Kingdom|
|Writers||:||Peter Glenville, James Barlow|
|Casts||:||Laurence Olivier, Simone Signoret, Sarah Miles, Terence Stamp, Hugh Griffith, Roland Culver, Dudley Foster, Frank Pettingell, Thora Hird, Norman Bird, Allan Cuthbertson, Barbara Ferris, Rosamund Greenwood, Nicholas Hannen, Derren Nesbitt|
She was hardly more than a child...She was a bitter-sweet 16 with a sudden awareness that she could completely destroy a married man...