Bostonians, The

Home Vision   (1984) / Region 1
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The Merchant Ivory Collection

In Boston in the aftermath of the Civil War, Verena Terrant (Madeleine Potter), a gifted young orator , has attracted the attention of Olive Chancellor (Vanessa Redgrave), who wishes to nurture Verena as an inspirational f-rce for the Women's Movement. But poisoned against her is Basil Ransom (Christopher Reeve), a handsome male chauvinist who wants Verena as his wife. Against a backdrop of luminous New England landscapes, the battle is joined, and for Olive, the struggle will prove an odyssey that f-rces her to acknowledge her true nature. Merchant Ivory Productions' acclaimed screen adaptation of the Henry James classic charts the struggle between two charismatic f-rces to gain control over the destiny of a spirited young woman.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jun 06 2003
  • Production Year 1984
  • Empire SKU 536916
  • UPC Code 037429178928
  • Studio  Home Vision
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-SL
  • Subtitles English

Features

Conversation with the Filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.
Original Theatrical Trailer

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.78:1 Color (Anamorphic)

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