The Europeans
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In the middle of the 19th century, the stern and somewhat puritanical values of native New Englanders were little changed from early Colonial times. In this adaptation of Henry James' novel The Europeans, The Countess Eugenia (Lee Remick) and her brother Robert (Robin Ellis) are expatriate Americans who have grown up mainly in Europe. They have also grown accustomed to living well and have returned to see their New England relatives to try and take advantage of their prosperity by contracting an advantageous marriage with one of their wealthy cousins. The American cousins see them as… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This adaptation helped put James Ivory in the public consciousness for these Henry James costume dramas."
‑ Boo Allen, Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
"I found myself hoping that several of the storylines, and the poor acting that accompanied them, would simply disappear."
‑ Rob Macdonald, Apollo Guide
"The Europeans is an engaging study of manners and morals."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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