The House of Mirth
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 2000
Director: Terence Davies
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-064553
Running time: 2:20 (140 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 29, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#765)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 09, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
The glittering yet treacherous world of New York high society comes to brilliant life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart (Gillian Anderson, TV's 'The X-Files'), a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband, but in a series of tragic events, winds up disgraced and discarded.

Adapted from Edith Wharton's novel and directed by Terence Davies ('Distant Voices', 'Still Lives'), THE HOUSE OF MIRTH is an intelligent dramatic sensation, which features an outstanding supporting all-star cast including Laura Linney ('You Can Count on Me'), Eric Stoltz ('Pulp Fiction'), Dan Akroyd ('Ghostbusters') and Anthony LaPaglia ('Sweet and Lowdown').
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Genres
Drama
Romance
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Sony Pictures Classics
 • Granada
 • Three Rivers
Media Companies:
 • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Terence Davies....Director
Writing
Terence Davies....Writer
Edith Wharton....Original Material By
Production
Olivia Stewart....Producer
Bob Last....Executive Producer
Pippa Cross....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Remi Adefarasin....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Michael Parker....Film Editor
Sound
Louis Kramer....Sound
Catherine Hodgson....Supervising Sound Editor
Paul Hamblin....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Don Taylor....Production Designer
Diane Dancklefsen....Art Director
Cast
Gillian Anderson....Lily Bart
Dan Aykroyd....Gus Trenor
Eleanor Bron....Mrs. Peniston
Terry Kinney....George Dorset
Anthony LaPaglia....Sim Rosedale
Laura Linney....Bertha Dorset
Jodhi May....Grace Stepney
Elizabeth McGovern....Carry Fisher
Eric Stoltz....Lawrence Selden
Penny Downie....Judy Trenor
Pearce Quigley....Percy Gryce
Helen Coker....Evie Van Osburgh
Mary MacLeod....Mrs. Haffen
Paul Venables....Jack Stepney
Serena Gordon....Gwen Stepney
Lorelei King....Mrs. Hatch
Linda Marlowe....Madame Regina
Anne Marie Timoney....Miss Haines
Clare Higgins....Mrs. Bry
Ralph Riach....Lord Hubert Dacy
Brian Pettifer....Mr. Bry
Philippe De Grossouvre....Ned Silverton
Trevor Martin....Jennings the Butler
David Ashton....Lawyer
Lesley Harcourt....Mattie Gormer
Mark Dymond....Paul Morpeth
Pamela Dwyer....Edith Fisher
Kate Wooldridge....Parlour Maid
Graham Crammond....Clerk
Roy Sampson....Dorset Butler
Alyxis Daly....Landlady
Joanne Bett....1st Millinery Girl
Mary Goonan....2nd Millinery Girl
Gowan Calder....3rd Millinery Girl
Morag Siller....4th Millinery Girl