Where Angels Fear to Tread

77
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Romance Drama
  • Release year: 1991
  • Running time: 116 min
When a rich widow, Lilia (Helen Mirren), visits Tuscany with her friend Caroline (Helena Bonham Carter), she falls in love with Gino (Giovanni Guidelli), a poor man. Lilia's former mother-in-law, Irma (Judy Davis), doesn't think the marriage is a... read more
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When a rich widow, Lilia (Helen Mirren), visits Tuscany with her friend Caroline (Helena Bonham Carter), she falls in love with Gino (Giovanni Guidelli), a poor man. Lilia's former mother-in-law, Irma (Judy Davis), doesn't think the marriage is a suitable one, but she can't convince Lilia to return to England. When Lilia dies in childbirth, Irma sends her son, Philip (Rupert Graves), to bring the child back, but he encounters multiple obstacles, including his newfound infatuation with Italy.

Original Release

06/21/1991

Cast

Helena Bonham Carter Caroline Abbott
Judy Davis Harriet Herriton
Rupert Graves Philip Herriton
Barbara Jefford Mrs. Herriton
Giovanni Guidelli Gino Carella
Helen Mirren Lilia Herriton
Thomas Wheatley Mr. Kingcroft
Sophie Kullmann Irma
Vass Anderson Mr. Abbott
Sylvia Barter Mrs. Theobald
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Charles Sturridge

Writers

E.M. Forster, Derek Granger, Charles Sturridge, Elizabeth Hart, Tim Sullivan

Cast

Helena Bonham Carter Caroline Abbott
Judy Davis Harriet Herriton
Rupert Graves Philip Herriton
Barbara Jefford Mrs. Herriton
Giovanni Guidelli Gino Carella
Helen Mirren Lilia Herriton
Thomas Wheatley Mr. Kingcroft
Sophie Kullmann Irma
Vass Anderson Mr. Abbott
Sylvia Barter Mrs. Theobald
Eileen Davies Ethel
Siria Betti Hotel-Keeper
Anna Lelio Perfetta
Luca Lazzareschi Spiridione
Sergio Falasca Carriage Driver
Giuseppe Vivenzio Carriage Driver
Evelina Meghnagi Opera Singer
Gaetano Piro Hooded Man
Tullio Baccellini Postman
Lea Burroni Hotel Maid

Producers

Nick Elliott Executive Producer
Jeffrey Taylor Executive Producer
Kent Walwin Executive Producer
Derek Granger Producer
Giovanna Romagnoli Producer
Olivia Stewart Producer

Editors

Peter Coulson

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