19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement, meets a faith healer's daughter, a Mississippi lawyer also has eyes for the young woman.
Joyce Kavitsky <Kavitsky@erols.com>
A BEAUTIFUL FILM . . . An intimate and exquisite probe of the feminist heart. [Australia Theatrical]
Did You Know?
In the last scenes, a female journalist is introduced, by the name of Henrietta Stackpole, a character not in "The Bostonians", but borrowed from another Henry James
novel, "The Portrait Of a Lady", which was later produced as a film, but not by Merchant Ivory Productions [See: The Portrait of a Lady
(1996)]. See more
The invitation Basil receives to hear Verena give an address is for Wednesday, June 1, 1876. In 1876, June 1 fell on a Thursday. See more
Your cousin looks like a genius, my dear.
It's only a distant cousin. He's a lawyer from Mississippi, he left his mother and his sisters behind and he's come to try to make his living in New York. He's not in sympathy, I'm afraid.
Well, I've often found that people are only waiting for the light.
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