• The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

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Release Date: December 20th, 1996

DVD Release Date: November 19th, 1997

PG-13|2 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
Ms. Isabel Archer (Nicole Kidman) isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual (Barbara Hershey) and romancing an art enthusiast (John Malkovich). However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

Cast: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Mary-Louise Parker, Shelley Winters, Shelley Duvall

Director: Jane Campion

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Propaganda Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

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