American Friends

"Weak"

Facts and Figures

Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 1st April 1993

Distributed by: Castle Hill

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

IMDB: 6.6 / 10

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Starring: as Rev. Francis Ashby, as Elinor Hartley, as Caroline Hartley, as Oliver Syme, as Haskell

American Friends Review


A quaint true story, American Friends tells the dated fable of an Oxford scholar (Palin) in the mid 1800s who wrestles with abandoning his teaching post at the no-girls-allowed institution in order to run off to the mountains with an American girl (Alvarado). Not quite your Merchant-Ivory bodice-ripper, this tame little number likely wouldn't have even been made if it wasn't about Palin's great grandfather... Hmm...

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