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The Europeans

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Time Out Says

A wonderfully elegant adaptation of Henry James' early novel about the impact of a sophisticated but impecunious European countess and her brother on their wealthy country cousins in America. Staged with affection, insight, a whole fistful of superb performances and exquisite settings. Odd, though, that Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's otherwise excellent script fails to note James' distinction between the Countess, who is a fortune-hunter, and her brother who is not; without it, the subtlest irony of this comedy of manners goes by the board.
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Release Details

  • Duration:83 mins

Cast and Crew

  • Director:James Ivory
  • Screenwriter:Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  • Cast:
    • Lee Remick
    • Robin Ellis
    • Tim Woodward
    • Wesley Addy
    • Lisa Eichhorn
    • Nancy New
    • Tim Choate
    • Kristin Griffith
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