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The House of Mirth (1981)

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William Atherton ... Lawrence Selden
Geraldine Chaplin ... Lily Bart
Barbara Blossom Barbara Blossom ... Mme. Regine
Lois Smith ... Bertha Dorset
Timothy Crowe Timothy Crowe ... Lord Dacey
Barbara Damashek Barbara Damashek ... Nettie
Virginia Donaldson Virginia Donaldson ... Alice Wetherall
Tim Donoghue Tim Donoghue ... Ned Silverton
Bree Bree ... Old Man
Elaine Eldridge Elaine Eldridge ... Mrs. Bart
Monique Fowler Monique Fowler ... Evie Von Osburgh
Elizabeth Franz ... Grace Stepney
Peter Gerett Peter Gerett ... Jack Stepney
Bradford Gottlin Bradford Gottlin ... Percy Gryce
Judith Harkness Judith Harkness ... Miss Corby
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A jókedv háza See more »

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Rhode Island, USA

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A Beautiful Film
9 June 2003 | by InfoBabeSee all my reviews

This was a very memorable production, and although the 2000 movie was very good, and I did buy the DVD, there was really no need for a remake. However, the addition of the Grace character enriched the story.

Neither film departs from the original story very much so the difference is in the production and the acting. I thought Geraldine Chaplin was very good casting as Lily. I just wish the 1981 TV version was available on disk. The story is so insightful and classic that is resonates even a century later.


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