The Europeans (film)

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The Europeans
Europeans 1979 movie poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames Ivory
Produced byIsmail Merchant
Written byRuth Prawer Jhabvala
Based onThe Europeans
by Henry James
StarringLee Remick
Robin Ellis
Wesley Addy
Lisa Eichhorn
Music byRichard Robbins (score)
Clara Schumann (theme)
CinematographyLarry Pizer
Edited byHumphrey Dixon
Distributed byEnterprise Pictures (UK)
Levitt-Pickman (USA)
Release date
  • May 1979 (1979-05) (Cannes)
  • July 1979 (1979-07) (UK)
Running time
90 min
CountryUnited Kingdom

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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