Ethan Frome (1993)

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Ethan Frome (1993)

Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, spirited person. She and Ethan fall in love much to the dismay of Zeena.
UK
USA
IMDb   6.3 /10
TheMovieDb    5.9 /10
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FilmAffinity   5.8 /10
Creators
Director John Madden
Writer Richard Nelson
Writer Edith Wharton
Information
Release Date1993-03-11
Runtime1h 39min
GenreDrama, Romance
Content RatingPG (PG)
Awards
CompanyAmerican Playhouse, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Richard Price
CountryUK, USA
LanguageEnglish
Ethan Fromeas Ethan Frome
Mattie Silveras Mattie Silver
Conductoras Conductor
Reverend Smithas Reverend Smith
Ned Haleas Ned Hale
Phil Garran
Phil Garran
Mr. Howeas Mr. Howe
Virginia Smith
Virginia Smith
Mrs. Howeas Mrs. Howe
Annie Nessen
Annie Nessen
Sarah Anne Howeas Sarah Anne Howe
Mrs. Haleas Mrs. Hale
Marcie Vaughan
Marcie Vaughan
Young Womanas Young Woman
Burt Porter
Burt Porter
Harmon Gowas Harmon Gow
Man at Post Officeas Man at Post Office
Paul Donlon
Paul Donlon
Man at Post Officeas Man at Post Office
Zeenaas Zeena
Robert Nutt
Robert Nutt
Church Elderas Church Elder
David Dellinger
David Dellinger
Funeral Ministeras Funeral Minister
W. Clark Noyes
W. Clark Noyes
Man at Funeralas Man at Funeral
Howard Boardman
Howard Boardman
Man at Funeralas Man at Funeral

Ethan Frome (film)

Ethan Frome is a 1993 British-American romantic historical drama film directed by John Madden, and starring Liam Neeson, Patricia Arquette, Joan Allen and Tate Donovan. It is an adaptation of the 1911 novel Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton.


Plot

Reverend Smith has arrived in Starkfield from Boston. He notices that Ethan Frome is isolated. Smith encourages his parishioners to be charitable.

Ethan and Zeena Pierce are distant cousins. After marrying Zeena, Ethan falls in love with Mattie Silver.


Cast

  • Liam Neeson – Ethan Frome
  • Patricia Arquette – Mattie Silver
  • Tate Donovan – Reverend Smith
  • Stephen Mendillo – Ned Hale
  • Phil Garran – Mr. Howe
  • Virginia Smith – Mrs. Howe
  • Annie Nessen – Sarah Anne Howe
  • Katharine Houghton – Mrs. Hale
  • George Woodard – Troll Powell
  • Jay Goede – Denis Eady
  • Joan Allen – Zenobia Zeeman Frome