Young upper-class fellow Edward (Samuel West) arrives with his friend Cedric Trilling (Robert Portal) at the family manse, Ivory Hall. He plans to pair off Cedric with his sister Emily (Georgina Cates). Emily, on the other hand, falls in love with a son of local peasant, George (Sean Pertwee). Old Aunt Agnes (Prunella Scales) sends all the bunch off, first to Italy and then to India, so Emily would forget George, who is an undesirable partner for her because of class differences, and choose Cedric.
I want my sexual awakening and I want it now!
12 June 1998 (UK)
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Opening Weekend: £78,162
14 June 1998, Limited Release
Opening Weekend USA: $15,935,
29 August 1999, Limited Release
Gross USA: $68,750, 6 February 2000
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Movie Producer Ismail Merchant
, whose work this movie spoofs, refused the offer of a cameo role as a merchant. See more
The bushiness of his eyebrows is more than twice the socially acceptable level.
O mio babbino caro
from "Gianni Schicchi" (uncredited)
by Giacomo Puccini
Soprano Miriam Gauci
Performed by The Brussels Philharmonic
(as BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (Brussels))
Conducted by Alexander Rahbari See more