The Europeans
The Europeans (1979)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 1, 1979
DVD Release Date: August 19, 2003
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Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle

This adaptation helped put James Ivory in the public consciousness for these Henry James costume dramas.

Rob Macdonald
Apollo Guide

I found myself hoping that several of the storylines, and the poor acting that accompanied them, would simply disappear.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Europeans is an engaging study of manners and morals.

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jay nixon
The cinematography is very beautiful, and Lee Remick gives a fine performance but the rest is sort of listless, although the period detail is impressive.