|The Age of Innocence|
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|Directed by||Martin Scorsese|
|Produced by||Barbara De Fina|
Bruce S. Barbara De Fina is an American Film producer. She is most famous for producing the Hollywood movies GoodFellas in 1990 Pustin
|Written by||Martin Scorsese|
Richard E. Grant
|Music by||Elmer Bernstein|
|Editing by||Thelma Schoonmaker|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 1, 1993|
|Running time||139 min. Jay Cocks (born January 12 1944 is a Film critic and Motion picture Screenwriter. Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957 is an English actor Michelle Marie Pfeiffer ( IPA: /mɪˈʃɛl ˈfаɪfɜr/ born April 29 1958 is an American Actress. Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29 1971 better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an American Academy Award - Golden Globe - Emmy and Geraldine Leigh Chaplin (born July 31, 1944) is a Golden Globe and BAFTA Award -nominated actress and the daughter of Charlie Richard E Grant (born May 5 1957 is an English Actor, Screenwriter and director, perhaps most famous for portraying the world-weary drug-crazed Miriam Margolyes OBE (born 18 May 1941 is a BAFTA Award -winning British character actress and voice artist Elmer Bernstein ( April 4 1922 - 18 August 2004) was an Academy and two-time Golden Globe award winning American Michael Ballhaus, ASC (born 5 August 1935, Eichelsdorf, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany) is a German Thelma Schoonmaker (born 3 January) is an American 3-time Academy Award -winning Film editor who has worked with director Martin Scorsese }} Columbia Pictures Industries Inc is an American Film production and distribution company Events 331 BC - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)|
The Age of Innocence is a film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder, released in 1993 by Columbia Pictures. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957 is an English actor Michelle Marie Pfeiffer ( IPA: /mɪˈʃɛl ˈfаɪfɜr/ born April 29 1958 is an American Actress. Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29 1971 better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress The year 1993 in film involved many significant films (For more about films in foreign languages check sources in those languages }} Columbia Pictures Industries Inc is an American Film production and distribution company It is a film adaptation of the book of the same name by Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence (1920 is a novel by Edith Wharton, which won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize. Edith Wharton ( January 24 1862 &ndash August 11 1937) was an American Novelist, Short story Writer The film's tagline is: "In a world of tradition. In an age of innocence. They dared to break the rules. " The film was given an Academy Award for Best Costume Design. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film.
Newland Archer (Day-Lewis), an affluent lawyer in 1870s New York, is engaged to May Welland (Ryder), a beautiful but conventional socialite. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous A socialite is a person who is known to be a part of fashionable Society because of his or her regular participation in social activities and fondness for spending a significant Newland begins to question the life he has planned for himself after the arrival of May’s cousin, the exotic and sophisticated Countess Ellen Olenska (Pfeiffer). Ellen is seeking a divorce from her abusive husband, a Polish count, who has made her a social outcast and greatly displeases her family, who are afraid of scandal. A scandal is a widely Publicized incident that involves Allegations of wrongdoing, disgrace or moral outrage As Newland grows to care more and more deeply for Ellen, having convinced her not to press for a divorce, he becomes increasingly disillusioned with the society to which he belongs and the idea of entering into a passionless marriage with May. Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the termination of a Marriage. The question at this point, is whether he will follow society's dictates, or his heart? The film, closely following the book, gives no simple answer.
Much of the film, particularly those scenes set in the home of Mrs. Manson Mingott (May's and Ellen's grandmother), was filmed in the Paine Mansion on 2nd Street in Troy, New York. Troy is a City in New York, US, and the County seat of Rensselaer County. The building, known locally as "The Castle", is the home of the Alpha Tau chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, chartered to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. History Nu Phi In 1904 the College of Charleston was a small municipal College. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a Nonsectarian private Research University located in Troy, New York
Martin Scorsese would again direct Daniel Day-Lewis as a character from 1800s New York City, but as a gangster rather than an aristocrat, in Gangs of New York. Aristocracy is a form of Government, where rule is established through an internal struggle over who has the most status and influence over society and internal relations Gangs of New York is a 2002 Bildungsroman film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of New York City.
The movie displays how society has changed dramatically over time. Back then, it was criminal for the illustration of sexual desire, and just holding hands was considered very sensual.
|Costume Design||Gabriella Pescucci|
|Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Winona Ryder|
|Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium||Jay Cocks|
|Best Original Score||Elmer Bernstein|
|Art Direction||Dante Ferretti|
Robert J. Jay Cocks (born January 12 1944 is a Film critic and Motion picture Screenwriter. Michael Ballhaus, ASC (born 5 August 1935, Eichelsdorf, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany) is a German This Academy Award was first given for movies made in 1948 when separate awards were given for black-and-white and color movies Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS Winona Laura Horowitz (born October 29 1971 better known under her professional name Winona Ryder, is an American actress The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent Film awards in the United States Jay Cocks (born January 12 1944 is a Film critic and Motion picture Screenwriter. The Academy Award for Original Music Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically Elmer Bernstein ( April 4 1922 - 18 August 2004) was an Academy and two-time Golden Globe award winning American The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. Dante Ferretti (born February 26 1943) is an Italian Academy Award winning Art director and Costume Designer Franco
|Supporting Actress||Winona Ryder|
|Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama|
|Best Actress - Drama||Michelle Pfeiffer|
|Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture||Martin Scorsese|