The Wings of the Dove

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1997
  • Running time: 102 min
Kate (Helena Bonham Carter) is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher (Linus Roache). But she knows her Aunt Maude (Charlotte Rampling) will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a... read more
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Kate (Helena Bonham Carter) is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher (Linus Roache). But she knows her Aunt Maude (Charlotte Rampling) will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict (Michael Gambon). When Kate meets a terminally ill American heiress named Millie (Alison Elliott) traveling through Europe, she comes up with a conniving plan to have both love and wealth.

Original Release

11/14/1997

US Release

03/13/1998

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Cast

Helena Bonham Carter Kate Croy
Elizabeth McGovern Susan / Susan Stringham
Alex Jennings Lord Mark
Charlotte Rampling Aunt Maude
Michael Gambon Kate's Father / Lionel Croy
Linus Roache Merton / Merton Densher
Ben Miles Journalist 1
Philip Wright Journalist 2
Alexander John Butler
Shirley Chantrell Opium Den Lady
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Iain Softley

Writers

Henry James, Hossein Amini

Cast

Helena Bonham Carter Kate Croy
Elizabeth McGovern Susan / Susan Stringham
Alex Jennings Lord Mark
Charlotte Rampling Aunt Maude
Michael Gambon Kate's Father / Lionel Croy
Linus Roache Merton / Merton Densher
Ben Miles Journalist 1
Philip Wright Journalist 2
Alexander John Butler
Shirley Chantrell Opium Den Lady
Diana Kent Merton's Party Companion
Georgio Serafini Eugenio
Rachele Crisafulli Concierge
Alison Elliott Milly / Millie Theale
Mark Chapman Royal Bodyguard
Gary Condes Man in Boat Queue
Royston Munt Carriage Driver
Guy Standeven Man in Bookshop

Producers

Paul Feldsher Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Mark Cooper Producer
Stephen Evans Producer
David Parfitt Producer
Caroline Wood Producer

Editors

Tariq Anwar

1998OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1998OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1998OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1998OscarBest Costume Design Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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