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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 »
User Reviews:
Great Michael Powell Film 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:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 1984See 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 »
Movie Connections:
References Tobruk (1967)See more »
Soundtrack:
98.6See more »

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17 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Great Michael Powell Film, 27 November 2007
Author: whpratt1 from United States

Never viewed this film before and always enjoy James Mason pictures and was surprised to see that it was showing for the first time on TCM TV and Robert Osborne and Michael Powell's wife gave a review and history of this film. There is plenty of comedy, and a very interesting story about an elderly artist named, Bradley Monahan, (James Mason) who is getting tired of being recognized for his great paintings and wants to find a very quite place where he can create some new paintings and he selects Australia's Great Barrier Reef for his retreat. Bradley soon finds out he is not alone on this island and runs into all kinds of people. However, he does meet a very cute young girl named Cora Ryan, (Helen Mirren) who is only a young teenager and he makes a deal with her to buy her fish that she catches and chicken's that she steals for a living to support her old aunt who loves gin. Eventually Bradley convinces Cora to pose for him in the nude and he draws all sorts of paintings of her. This is truly a great film and I was so glad I was able to view this film which is rarely seen in the United States, enjoy.

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