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Runtime: 139 min

Genres: Drama | Romance

Languages: English

Countries: USA

Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May's unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska. At first, Newland becomes a defender of the Countess, whose separation from her abusive husband makes her a social outcast in the restrictive high society of late-19th Century New York, but he finds in her a companion spirit and they fall in love.

Directors (1)

Writers (3)

Edith Wharton (novel "The Age of Innocence")
Jay Cocks (screenplay) &
Martin Scorsese (screenplay)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Michael Ballhaus (director of photography)

Actors (47)

Alec McCowen Sillerton Jackson
Alexis Smith Louisa van der Luyden
Brian Davies Philip
Carolyn Farina Janey Archer
Catherine Scorsese (uncredited)
Charles Scorsese (uncredited)
Christopher Nilsson Party Guest
Cindy Katz Stage Actress
Claire Bloom (uncredited)
Clement Fowler Florist
Cristina Pronzati Countess Olenska's Maid
Daniel Day-Lewis Newland Archer
Domenica Cameron-Scorsese Katie Blenker (as Domenica Scorsese)
Geraldine Chaplin Mrs. Welland
Henry Fehren Bishop
Howard Erskine Beaufort Guest
Joanne Woodward Narrator (voice)
John McLoughlin Party Guest
Jon Garrison Male Opera Singer
Jonathan Pryce Rivière
June Squibb Mingott Maid
Kevin Sanders The Duke
Linda Faye Farkas Female Opera Singer
Mac Orange Archer Maid
Martin Scorsese Photographer (uncredited)
Mary Beth Hurt Regina Beaufort
Michael Gough Henry van der Luyden
Michael Rees Davis Male Opera Singer
Michael Trout Man in Crowd / Gentleman with Lady (uncredited)
Michelle Pfeiffer Ellen Olenska
Miriam Margolyes Mrs. Mingott
Norman Lloyd Mr. Letterblair
Pasquale Cajano Man in Crowd (uncredited)
Patricia Dunnock Mary Archer
Richard E. Grant Larry Lefferts
Robert Sean Leonard Ted Archer
Siân Phillips Mrs. Archer
Stuart Wilson Julius Beaufort
Susan Lynn Bragg Debutante (uncredited)
Tamasin Day-Lewis Lady admiring engagement ring (uncredited)
Terry Cook Male Opera Singer
Thomas Barbour Archer Guest
Thomas Gibson Stage Actor
Tracey Ellis Gertrude Lefferts
W.B. Brydon Mr. Urban Dagonet
Winona Ryder May Welland
Zoe Herself (as Zoë)