Travels With My Aunt Poster

Release Date: 1972

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2011

PG|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
At his mother's funeral, uptight banker Henry Pulling (Alec McCowen) meets an eccentric woman claiming to be his aunt, Augusta Bertram (Maggie Smith). After the ceremony, the two go to her apartment -- where a gruesome package arrives containing a severed finger and a ransom note for the release of Augusta's former lover, Ercole Visconti (Robert Stephens). As they travel across Europe to the borders of Turkey and into North Africa, Henry and Augusta tangle with deception, authorities and death.

Cast: Maggie Smith, Alec McCowen, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Stephens, Cindy Williams, Robert Flemyng, José Luis López Vazquez, Raymond Gérôme

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Rescue, Amusing, Son, 1970s, Transformation, Suspenseful, London, Family, Deception


Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1973)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Costume Design
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actress