The Aspern Papers (2018)

5.0 / Rated by 1 people

Drama
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90 min.
Plot  Set in Venice in the late 19th century and based on Henry James' eponymous novella,''The Aspern Papers'' is a story of obsession, grandeur lost, and dreams of Byronic adventures.

Ambitious editor Morton Vint is fascinated by the Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern and by his icon's short and wildly romantic life. Having travelled from America to Venice, he is determined to get his hands on the letters Aspern wrote to his beautiful lover and muse, Juliana Bordereau.

Now the ferocious guardian of their secrets, Juliana lives in a grand but rather dilapidated Venetian palazzo with her niece, Miss Tina. Posing as prospective lodger, Morton charms Miss Tina, who leads a very quiet life dominated by her aunt. At first hiding his real intentions, he eventually confesses his true passion to Miss Tina. She reluctantly agrees to help him.

But Juliana is suspicious of Morton, and a confrontation between the two of them shows how frail the strong-willed old lady actually is. Mo...
  

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Cast

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Morton Vint
Joely Richardson
Miss Tina
Vanessa Redgrave
Juliana Bordereau
Poppy Delevingne
Signora Colonna

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All Titles

The Aspern Papers
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States
Theatrical
11.01.2019

Language

English

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