Rent The Bostonians (1984)

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1h 56min
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Synopsis:
The story takes place in Boston in the aftermath of the American Civil War - a time ol political and social turmoil. Verena Tarrant, a gifted young orator, has attracted the attention of Olive Chancellor (Vanessa Redgrave), who wishes to nurture Verena as an inspirational force for the Woman's Movement. But ranged against her is Basil Ransom (Cristopher Reeve), a handsome male chauvinist, who wants Verena as his wife. Against a backdrop of luminous New England landscapes, battle is joined, and for Olive the struggle will prove an odyssey that forces her to acknowledge her true nature.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Henry James, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Others:
Jenny Beavan, John Bright
Studio:
World Cinema Ltd
Genres:
Drama
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/04/2003
Run Time:
116 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Cast interviews
  • Interviews with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant
  • Ruth prawer jhabvala
  • Production notes
  • trailers

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