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Age of Consent
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Writers:
Norman Lindsay (novel)
Peter Yeldham (screenplay)
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Release Date:
14 May 1969 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
There Is A Time Of Beauty... There Is A Day Of Yearning... There Is An "AGE OF CONSENT"! See more »
Plot:
An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades... See more » | Add synopsis »
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He only wanted her for her body See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Mason ... Bradley Morahan

Helen Mirren ... Cora Ryan

Jack MacGowran ... Nat Kelly
Neva Carr-Glynn ... Ma Ryan (as Neva Carr-Glyn)
Andonia Katsaros ... Isabel Marley
Michael Boddy ... Hendricks
Harold Hopkins ... Ted Farrell
Slim DeGrey ... Cooley (as Slim De Grey)
Max Meldrum ... TV Interviewer

Frank Thring ... Godfrey, the Art Dealer
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Meg (as Clarissa Kaye)
Judith McGrath ... Grace (as Judy McGrath)
Lenore Caton ... Edna
Diane Strachan ... Susie
Roberta Grant ... Ivy
Lonsdale ... Godfrey - Dog
Prince Nial ... Jasper the dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peggy Cass ... New Yorker's Wife
Hudson Faucett ... New Yorker
Tommy Hanlon Jr. ... Levi-Strauss (as Tommy Hanlon Jnr.)
Dora Hing ... Receptionist
Eric Reiman ... An Art Lover
Geoff Cartwright ... Newsboy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Powell 
 
Writing credits
Norman Lindsay (novel)

Peter Yeldham (screenplay)

Produced by
James Mason .... producer
Michael Pate .... associate producer
Michael Powell .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Myers (international version)
Peter Sculthorpe (restored version)
 
Cinematography by
Hannes Staudinger 
 
Film Editing by
Anthony Buckley 
 
Casting by
Gloria Payten 
 
Art Direction by
Dennis Gentle 
 
Makeup Department
Peggy Carter .... makeup artist
Robert Hynard .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Brian Chirlian .... production supervisor
Kevin Powell .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Crocker .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Reg Bevear .... construction manager
John Coburn .... paintings: New York
Paul Delprat .... sketches and paintings: Island
Marshall Lusted .... property master
Bill Piggott .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Lloyd Colman .... sound recordist
Paul Ennis .... sound recordist
Tim Wellburn .... sound editor
Alfred Wiggins .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Doig .... chief grip
Graham Lind .... camera operator
John R. McLean .... camera operator (as John McLean)
Ron Taylor .... underwater photographer
Valerie Taylor .... underwater photographer
Tony Tegg .... chief electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Senior .... wardrobe (as Anne Senior)
 
Editorial Department
Margaret Cardin .... negative matcher
 
Music Department
Stanley Myers .... conductor
 
Other crew
Rita Cavill .... continuity
Scotty Denholm .... animal trainer: Lonsdale
 
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Runtime:
103 min | USA:98 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Based on the life of Norman Lindsay, later the subject of Sirens (1993)See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: In the subtitles, the radio announcer provides a station ID as 'Foreign Kay McKie'. It should actually be 'Four Em Kay (4MK) Mackay'.See more »
Soundtrack:
Peaches 'n' CreamSee more »

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39 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
He only wanted her for her body, 13 May 2004
Author: jshoaf from Florida

He only wanted her for her body--to paint, of course....

I just saw this film and found it absolutely delightful. As others have noted, Helen Mirren is a wonder as a young girl working out the relationship between her body's strength and its beauty, and how each can help her get what she wants. There is one moment, when she takes control of a motorboat after having dumped a would-be lover overboard, when I saw the future Jane Tennison. James Mason is also marvelous as the obsessive painter. The natural setting, on the Great Barrier Reef, is liberating and beautiful but the heart of the movie is the little cabin which goes from a dump to a layered, painted work of art. This man's passion to make things, to create color and line on every available surface, seems to fill the movie's surface too. Near the end, when Cora enters the cabin and we see her surrounded by his paintings of her, the relationship between art and life seems to be a very happy one. It's too bad Michael Powell didn't get to make more films in the 1960s and early 70s. I think that if I could have seen this film at the time it was made (when I was a girl in my late teens, for whom nudity was not an option) it would have meant a lot to me.

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