The Way We Live Now Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for The Way We Live Now the Movie

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Based on the 1875 novel by Anthony Trollope, this adaptation centers around shady financier Augustus Melmotte (Suchet). An economic boom is sweeping through Europe in the 1870s and Melmotte arrives in London with a scheme to buy himself a place in Victorian society. Melmotte is even willing to sacrifice his daughter Marie (Henderson) who has developed an infatuation for debt-ridden but aristocratic Sir Felix Carbury (Macfadyen). The question for all this greedy bunch is who will get the better of whom?

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WGBH/Boston, PO Box 2284, South Burlington, VT 05407-2284, Phone: (617)492-2777, Toll-free: 800-989-8670, Fax: (802)864-9846, Email: sarah_slater@wgbh.org, URL: http://www.wgbh.org

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 300 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Period Piece: 19th Century, Corporate Shenanigans, London, Family Ties
Screenplay
Andrew Davies
Cast
David Suchet, Shirley Henderson, Matthew MacFadyen, Cheryl Campbell, Paloma Baeza, Douglas Hodge, Miranda Otto, Cillian Murphy, Michael Riley, Allan Corduner, David Bradley, Jim Carter, Oliver Ford Davies, Joanna David
Cinematography
Chris Seager
Director
David Yates
Music
Nicholas Hooper

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