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American Friends (1991)

16 1991-03-22 (GB) ComedyRomance 1h 35m
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An education in love


Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years before. Ashby finds he enjoys their company, particularly that of Elinor, and both the women are drawn to him. Back at Oxford he is nevertheless taken aback when they arrive unannounced. Women are not allowed in the College grounds, let alone the rooms. Indeed any liaison, however innocent, is frowned on by the upstanding Fellows.

  1. Tristram Powell

    Director, Writer

  2. Michael Palin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    Rev. Francis Ashby

  2. Trini Alvarado

    Trini Alvarado

    Elinor Hartley

  3. Connie Booth

    Connie Booth

    Caroline Hartley

  4. Alfred Molina

    Alfred Molina

    Oliver Syme

  5. Bryan Pringle

    Bryan Pringle


  6. Jonathan Firth

    Jonathan Firth


  7. Susan Denaker

    Susan Denaker

    Mrs. Cantrell

  8. David Calder

    David Calder


  9. Robert Eddison

    Rushden - The President

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American Friends
American Friends

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $23,358.00


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