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The Bostonians

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Based on Henry James' novel, Merchant-Ivory's The Bostonians tells the story of Olive Chancellor, a 19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement who takes Verena Tarrant, a radical young woman, under her wing. But her cousin, is a male chauvinist who wants to marry and domesticate the young woman and a battle of wills ensues over her future.

Cast: Christopher Reeve , Vanessa Redgrave , Madeleine Potter ,

Director: James Ivory

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Almi Pictures

The Bostonians (1984)

Release Date: February 17th, 1998|2 hr. 2 min.

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