“The Age of Innocence” quotes

Plot – Newland Archer is a young lawyer who has never questioned the world he lives in, nor his girlfriend May Welland, until he meets Ellen Olenska, an intelligent and educated countess who inspires a sense of exoticism and spontaneity at the same time. She's a distant relative of May too and has been raised by her mother, aunts and grandmother to become the ideal woman according to the society, which she represents perfectly indeed. Newland becomes first Ellen's defender, as she's considered a questionable woman due to the separation from her husband, then between them arises a strong feeling. While Ellen refuses to be the cause of Newland and May's engagement's break up, the man must choose wether to break the strict social rules to follow his passions or to lose his security and prestige.
All actors – Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas, Michael Rees Davis, Terry Cook, Jon Garrison, Richard E. Grant, Alec McCowen, Geraldine Chaplin, Mary Beth Hurt, Stuart Wilson, Howard Erskine, John McLoughlin, Christopher Nilsson, Miriam Margolyes, Siân Phillips, Carolyn Farina, Michael Gough, Alexis Smith, Kevin Sanders, W.B. Brydon, Tracey Ellis, Cristina Pronzati, Clement Fowler, Norman Lloyd, Cindy Katz, Thomas Gibson, Zoe, Jonathan Pryce, June Squibb, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Mac Orange, Brian Davies, Thomas Barbour, Henry Fehren, Patricia Dunnock, Robert Sean Leonard, Joanne Woodward, Claire Bloom, Susan Lynn Bragg, Pasquale Cajano, Tamasin Day-Lewis, Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese, Martin Scorsese, Michael Trout
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