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The Governess

Year:
Duration:
115 min
Genres:
Drama | Romance
IMDB rate:
6.2
Director:
Sandra Goldbacher
Awards:
3 wins & 3 nominations
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1998-07-31
Filming Locations: The Jetty, Sannox, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $57,799 (USA) (2 August 1998)
Gross: $3,719,492 (USA) (10 January 1999)
Cast
Actor
Character
Minnie Driver
Rosina da Silva
Tom Wilkinson
Mr. Charles Cavendish
Florence Hoath
Clementina Cavendish
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Henry Cavendish
Harriet Walter
Mrs. Cavendish
Arlene Cockburn
Lily Milk, the Maid
Emma Bird
Rebecca
Adam Levy
Benjamin
Countess Koulinskyi
Aunt Sofka (as The Countess Koulinskyi)
Bruce Myers
Rosina's Father
Diana Brooks
Rosina's Mother
Raymond Brody
Litnoff
Olga
Leonora
Cyril Shaps
Doctor
Kendal Cramer
Young Rosina
Ralph Riach
Mr. Hewlett
Joe Bromley
Prostitute
Stephen Robbins
Rabbi
Ofra Haza
Featured Vocalist (voice)
Maurice Martin
Cantor (voice)
Goofs
The date of copyright given at the end of the film is MCMXVII (1917) and not MCMXCVII (1997).
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Rositas takes a photo of the sleeping Charles, arranging his left leg. The developed photo, looked at by Charles, later given to his wife shows that the right leg in the arranged position
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This film is set around 1840. In the first scene in which the two main characters become intimate, you hear a zipper as Mr. Cavendish begins to undress. The zipper was not invented until 1891.
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Quotes
Mary Blackchurch: You ask a lot of questions.
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Charles Cavendish: I do not feel myself.
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Henry Cavendish: I stink. I shall bathe in scent for you.
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