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Age of Consent
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Director:
Writers:
Peter Yeldham (screenplay)
Norman Lindsay (novel)
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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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User Reviews:
The woman who could launch a thousand ships... See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Mason ... Bradley Morahan

Helen Mirren ... Cora

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
Hudson Faucett ... New Yorker (as Hudson Faussett)
Peggy Cass ... His Wife
Eric Reiman ... An Art Lover

Frank Thring ... Godfrey
Tommy Hanlon Jr. ... Levi-Strauss (as Tommy Hanlon Jnr.)
Dora Hing ... Receptionist
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Brisbane Bird · Meg (as Clarissa Kaye)
Judith McGrath ... Brisbane Bird · Grace (as Judy McGrath)
Lenore Caton ... Brisbane Bird · Edna
Diane Strachan ... Brisbane Bird · Susie
Roberta Grant ... Brisbane Bird · Ivy
Geoff Cartwright ... Newsboy
Lonsdale ... 'Godfrey' (as Godfrey in opening credits)
Prince Nial ... 'Jasper'

Directed by
Michael Powell 
 
Writing credits
Peter Yeldham (screenplay)

Norman Lindsay (novel)

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 (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Anthony Buckley 
 
Casting by
Gloria Payten 
 
Art Direction by
Dennis Gentle 
 
Makeup Department
Peggy Carter .... makeup artist
Robert Hynard .... hairdresser
 
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 Exhibition
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 .... cameraman
John R. McLean .... cameraman (as John McLean)
Ron Taylor .... underwater photographer
Tony Tegg .... chief electrician
Valerie Taylor .... underwater photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Senior .... wardrobe (as Anne Senior)
 
Editorial Department
Margaret Cardin .... negative matcher (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stanley Myers .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rita Cavill .... continuity
Scotty Denholm .... Lonsdale trained by
 
Crew believed to be complete


Production Companies
  • Nautilus Productions (made in Australia by) (as Nautilus Productions Ltd., 23 College Hill, London, England)
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Norman Lindsay's Age of Consent" - International (English title) (alternative title), UK (complete title)
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Runtime:
103 min | USA:98 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Netherlands:18 (1970) | UK:A (original rating) | UK:12 (video re-rating) (2008) | UK:15 (video rating) (1986) (1995) | USA:R | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Debut cinema movie of Australian actor Harold Hopkins who played a character called Ted Farrell.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Mirren's character strips off her frock beside the boat and dives nude, she is wearing only a pair of swim fins. However, when she gets to the bottom, she is wearing a dive mask and snorkel. Later in the same sequence, Mason's character is standing in the ocean at one point, supposedly watching her, while Mirren's character is swimming in water the whole time that is at least 12 feet deep.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Tobruk (1967)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Know An IslandSee more »

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
The woman who could launch a thousand ships..., 8 December 2007
Author: (swillsqueal@yahoo.com.au) from Perth, Australia

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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