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The Bostonians

  • Directed By: James Ivory

Synopsis: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty, young protégée of Olive's in the feminist movement. The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verena's allegiance and affection, though the film also includes a wide panorama of political activists, newspaper people, and quirky eccentrics.

Cast
Vanessa Redgrave

Olive Chancellor

Jessica Tandy

Miss Birdseye

Nancy Marchand

Mrs. Burrage

Linda Hunt

Dr. Prance

Wesley Addy

Dr. Tarrant

Madeleine Potter

Verena Tarrant

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Writers: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Merchant Ivory Productions
Release Date: Oct 1st, 1984
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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