Dreaming of Joseph Lees Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Dreaming of Joseph Lees the Movie

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Eva (Morton) has long had fantasies about her worldly older cousin Joseph Lees (Graves), but he's retreated from society after a terrible accident and lives in Italy. Meanwhile, lonely Eva is stuck in boring rural England in 1958. So she's willing to respond to the romantic gestures of working-class Harry Flyte (Ross) and, shockingly, decides to move in with him. Then Eva re-meets Joseph at a family wedding and, perversely, her desire for him only increases, which leads Harry to desperate measures. Strained symbolism pushes the plot but the accomplished performances take up the slack.


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Available on VHS
Running time 92 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Triangles, Period Piece: 1950s, Tragedy
Catherine Linstrum
Rupert Graves, Samantha Morton, Lee Ross, Miriam Margolyes, Frank Finlay, Nicholas Woodeson, Holly Aird
Jimmy Dibling
Eric Styles
Zbigniew Preisner
Fox Searchlight, 20th Century-Fox

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