A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular ... See full summary »
Reviews
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Luisina Brando, Alejandra Podesta
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Juan José Jusid
Stars: Pepe Soriano, Miguel Ángel Solá, Oscar Martínez
Camila (1984)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg
Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Imanol Arias, Héctor Alterio
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Bridges
Stars: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Set in a bleak future where roving gangs of children terrorize city streets, and reality is often an illusion...

Director: David Gladwell
Stars: Julie Christie, Christopher Guard, Leonie Mellinger
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Marie Laforêt, Philippe Léotard, Miguel Ángel Solá
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An avant-garde exploration of a woman's life.

Director: Sally Potter
Stars: George Antoni, Julie Christie, Kassandra Colson
Heat and Dust (1983)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Helen's husband died tragically. She's seeking her satisfaction somewhere in a little Irish village. She begins to paint again and meets with a restorer, who works on the local railway ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte
Stars: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, John Lynch
Petulia (1968)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Young Catherine Morelli who lives in Rome, goes to Geneva to find romance at her father's wedding. There she begins a near nymphomaniac pursuit of a mystery-fantasy man called Gregory.

Director: Peter Wood
Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Sarrazin, John Hurt
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Mary Mulligan
Nacha Guevara ...
Mecha
Eduardo Pavlovsky ...
Alfredo
Gerardo Romano ...
Ernesto
Iris Marga ...
Mama Victoria
Guillermo Battaglia ...
Grandfather
Barbara Bunge ...
Teresa (child)
Donald McIntyre ...
Johnny (as Donald McIntire)
Sofía Viruboff ...
Carolina
...
Perla
Alberto Busaid
Georgina Parpagnoli
Richardo Hanglin
Carlos Pamplona
Nora Zinski ...
Teresa (adult) (as Nora Zinsky)
Edit

Storyline

A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular movement is preparing to install itself in power. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The film that will touch you in some very secret places.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| |

Release Date:

19 December 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miss Maggie  »

Box Office

Gross:

$267,000 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
Composed by Dorothy Fields (as Fields) and Jimmy McHugh (as McHugh)
Performed by Benny Goodman
Authorized by RCA Ariola Int., N.Y.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The falacies of money and power in plain view
16 May 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Aristocratic society collides with the working class aesthetic in a film renowned for its eerie take on sex and its consequences. While the lurid detail of the relationships is rather subtle and soft, the implications of these actions prove to be mightier than any fight or explosion. Tempered with undertones of lust and impropriety, this film takes on this subject in such a way, the viewer might wonder if this story really is about sex. While Miss Mary will not tantalize audiences with its sexual scenes of conquest, its underlying message may be more powerful than anything else.


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Miss Mary (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?