• The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

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Release Date: May 22nd, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2002

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Worthing (Colin Firth) has invented a brother, Earnest, whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind to visit Gwendolyn (Frances O'Connor). Montcrieff (Rupert Everett) decides to take the name Earnest when visiting Worthing's young and beautiful ward, Cecily (Reese Witherspoon). Things start to go awry when they end up together in the country and their deceptions are discovered.

Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Massey, Edward Fox

Director: Oliver Parker

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Fragile Films, Miramax Films

Distributors: Miramax Films

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