• The Golden Bowl (2000)

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Release Date: April 27th, 2001

DVD Release Date: November 6th, 2001

R|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower (Nick Nolte) and his sheltered daughter (Kate Beckinsale), both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful American expatriate (Uma Thurman) and an impoverished Italian aristocrat (Jeremy Northam), are entangled with one another in a romantic intrigue of seduction and deceit.

Cast: Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Anjelica Huston, James Fox, Madeleine Potter, Peter Eyre

Director: James Ivory

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Merchant Ivory Productions

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

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  • I admired this movie. It kept me at arm's length, but that is where I am supposed to be; the characters are after all at arm's length from each other, and the tragedy of the story is implied but never spoken aloud. show more

  • If The Golden Bowl -- isn't charged with electric emotion, well, that's not what Henry James or James Ivory is about.

  • The team's (Merchant-Ivory) best adaptation yet of a Henry James novel.

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