Conforming to social expectations she begins to seek a wealthy husband but her quest comes to a scandalous end when she is falsely accused of having an affair with a married man.
Lily Bart (Anderson) is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success.
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Lily Bart is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success who quickly discovers the precariousness of her position when her beauty and charm start attracting unwelcome interest and jealousy.
Torn between her heart and her head, Lilly always seems to do the right thing at the wrong time.
In a career-high performance, Gillian Anderson stars in this stunning adaptation of Edith Wharton’s tragic novel, a love story set against a backdrop of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn-of-the-century New York.
With Gillian Anderson, Eric Stoltz, Anthony La Paglia, Laura Linney.
Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche Du Bois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a ...
See full summary » Terence Davies' The House of Mirth is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York.
She seeks a wealthy husband and in trying to conform to social expectations, she misses her chance for real love with Lawrence Selden.
See full summary » Davies' film is divided into three segments entitled "Children", "Madonna and Child", and "Death and Transfiguartion". See full summary » Gillian Anderson plays Blanche Du Bois in a prequel to A Streetcar Named Desire inspired by the Young Vic's production in which she starred.
The film place takes place in the days before Blanche's arrival at her sisters Stella's home.
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