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Age of Consent (1969)

R  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Drama  |  14 May 1969 (USA)
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An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his ... See full summary »

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Bradley Morahan
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Nat Kelly
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Ma Ryan (as Neva Carr-Glyn)
Andonia Katsaros ...
Isabel Marley
Michael Boddy ...
Hendricks
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Ted Farrell
Slim DeGrey ...
Cooley (as Slim De Grey)
Max Meldrum ...
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New Yorker (as Hudson Faussett)
Peggy Cass ...
His Wife
Eric Reiman ...
An Art Lover
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Godfrey
Tommy Hanlon Jr. ...
Levi-Strauss (as Tommy Hanlon Jnr.)
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An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Let yourself go ...... they do! See more »


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Norman Lindsay's Age of Consent  »

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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James Mason met his future wife Clarissa Kaye-Mason when they appeared together in Age of Consent. Clarissa Kaye played the part of Mason's ex-girlfriend in Australia. Their scene together was filmed in bed, and Clarissa, who was recovering from pneumonia, had a temperature of 103 degrees F. After the filming, Mason began corresponding with Kaye, and the two were married in 1971, and remained so until Mason's death in 1984 See more »

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In the scene where Helen Mirren is sitting nude in front of a mirror applying makeup, when her grandmother appears and strikes her on the back, they get into a scuffle. As the scene shifts, we can see that the formerly naked Mirren is now wearing a pair of white panties. See more »

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Lonsdale ... Godfrey the dog See more »

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Featured in Down-Under with Ron and Valerie Taylor (2009) See more »

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Age of Consent Theme
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Music by Peter Sculthorpe and lyrics by Alan Dean
Performed by Alan Dean
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The woman who could launch a thousand ships...
8 December 2007 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

As always, Helen Mirren is delightful to see. And James Mason finally gets to be with his Lolita. And oh, I did find Mason's mate more aggravating than an Australian fly. For those who haven't experienced them, Australian flies will just never leave you alone. They're aggressive little insects who are attracted to any body with water. Don't sweat, and yet, how can one help but sweat when Helen Mirren is around. She's a gorgeous woman, always has been and will be. A great actress too. This romp does her justice as a start in film. Don't forget to her her cameo appearance in "Oh Lucky Man", made around this same time.


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