• The Aspern Papers (2019)

The Aspern Papers

Release Date: January 11th, 2019

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

In 19th-century Venice, Italy, ambitious editor Morton Vint tries to get his hands on poet Jeffrey Aspern's romantic letters to Juliana Bordereau -- his beautiful muse and lover.

Cast: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Joely Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lois Robbins, Jon Kortajarena, Poppy Delevingne, Morgane Polanski, Barbara Meier

Director: Julien Landais

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Summerstorm Entertainment, Cohen Media Group

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Moira MacdonaldThe Seattle Times

    The Aspern Papers, brief as it is, needed more of a lightness of touch; if you weigh down melodrama too much, it dies. show more

  • 20
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Passion is spoken of and clumsily envisioned in The Aspern Papers, but not a drop of it is felt. show more

  • 38
    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com

    Although he’s playing a man of letters, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers swans around the film’s settings with a pout that suggests that he’s waiting for his cue to sing “Please allow me to introduce myself.” show more

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