The Europeans (film)

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The Europeans
Europeans 1979 movie poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by James Ivory
Produced by Ismail Merchant
Written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Based on The Europeans
by Henry James
Starring Lee Remick
Robin Ellis
Wesley Addy
Lisa Eichhorn
Music by Richard Robbins (score)
Clara Schumann (theme)
Cinematography Larry Pizer
Edited by Humphrey Dixon
Distributed by Enterprise Pictures (UK)
Levitt-Pickman (USA)
Release date
  • May 1979 (1979-05) (Cannes)
  • July 1979 (1979-07) (UK)
Running time
90 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Europeans is a 1979 British Merchant Ivory film, directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, and with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, based on Henry James's novel The Europeans.

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Awards and nominations[edit]

The Europeans received many nominations but no wins. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival; for Best Costume Design (Judy Moorcroft) at the 1980 Academy Awards; for Best Foreign Film at the 1980 Golden Globes Awards; and for Best Costume Design, Best Production Design and Best Supporting Actress at the 1980 BAFTA Awards.


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