The House of Mirth Poster Image
Rated
PG
Runtime 135 min
Ratings
82% critics Rotten Tomatoes
72% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Where to Watch
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Genre Romance, Drama
Release 10/13/00
Actors Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney
Directors Terence Davies
Terence Davies' The House of Mirth is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. Lily Bart is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success who quickly discovers the precariousness of her position when her beauty and charm start attracting unwelcome interest and jealousy. Torn between her heart and her head, Lilly always seems to do the right thing at the wrong time. She seeks a wealthy husband and in trying to conform to social expectations, she misses her chance for real love with Lawrence Selden.
Genre Romance, Drama
Release 10/13/00
Actors Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney
Directors Terence Davies
Terence Davies' The House of Mirth is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. Lily Bart is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success who quickly discovers the precariousness of her position when her beauty and charm start attracting unwelcome interest and jealousy. Torn between her heart and her head, Lilly always seems to do the right thing at the wrong time. She seeks a wealthy husband and in trying to conform to social expectations, she misses her chance for real love with Lawrence Selden.