About

An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday dinner party (circa 1904), things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage. The movie stars Huston's dau...

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Directed by

John Huston

Written by

Tony Huston (Writer)
James Joyce (Story)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Ireland

Language

English

Tagline

A vast, merry, and uncommon tale of love.

Cast

Keywords

dinner party

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#413 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design