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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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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 (Eastmancolor)
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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:
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:
Featured in The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Daydream BelieverSee more »

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10 out of 12 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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