The Bostonians(Movie, 1984)

2h 2min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love
The BostoniansRating: 2.3/5 (with 77 votes)
The Bostonians is a 1984 American romantic drama film based on Henry James' 1886 novel The Bostonians. It was adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The film stars Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Madeleine Potter, and Jessica Tandy. The movie received respectable reviews and showings at arthouse theaters in New York, London and other cities. The film received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Redgrave's performance and its costume design. ()
Movie poster of The Bostonians

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Awards & Nominations for The Bostonians

Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Costume Design

About The Bostonians

A bored lawyer and a suffragette vie for the attention of a faith healer's charismatic daughter.

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Additional Information

Plays in: Boston
Based on the work of: Henry James ("The Bostonians")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/02/1984 (World premiere: 05/01/1984)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Las bostonianas"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:194331, Added: 04/24/2018, Last updated: 02/04/2021