Where Angels Fear to Tread
The movie Where Angels Fear to Tread was
based on the book Where Angels Fear to Tread.
Movie details for Where Angels Fear to Tread
The movie was released in
1991 and directed by Charles Sturridge.
More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.
Actors on this movie include Rupert Graves, Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, Barbara Jefford, Judy Davis, Thomas Wheatley, Sophie Kullmann, Vass Anderson, Sylvia Barter, Eileen Davies, Siria Betti, Giovanni Guidelli, Anna Lelio, Luca Lazzareschi, Sergio Falasca, Giuseppe Vivenzio, Evelina Meghangi, Gaetano Piro, Tullio Baccellini and Lea Burroni.
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Where Angels Fear to Tread is a Merchant/Ivory production in all but name. Lilia (Helen Mirren, in fine form) is a wealthy widow on holiday in rural Italy with her companion Caroline (a dressed-down Helena Bonham Carter) when she falls for penniless loca... Read More
Where Angels Fear to Tread is a Merchant/Ivory production in all but name. Lilia (Helen Mirren, in fine form) is a wealthy widow on holiday in rural Italy with her companion Caroline (a dressed-down Helena Bonham Carter) when she falls for penniless local Gino (Giovanni Guidelli). Her horrified relatives promptly dispatch brother-in-law Philip (Rupert Graves) to break things up, but he's too late--she's already married and, in short order, gives birth to a child. Unfortunately, a happy ending is not to be (not for Lilia, at any rate). As with Maurice (Graves) and Howard's End (Bonham Carter), the author is E.M. Forster, but the director is Charles Sturridge (Brideshead Revisited) and, unlike Room with a View (which featured both actors), the tone is tragic rather than romantic. Another Forster vet, Judy Davis (A Passage to India), plays Lilia's sister-in-law, Harriet, while Oscar winner Rachel Portman composed the enchanting score. --Kathleen C. Fennessy