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The American
The American
Actors: Matthew Modine, Diana Rigg, Aisling O'Sullivan, Paul Hickey, Andrew Scott
Director: Paul Unwin
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
NR     2005     1hr 24min

Matthew Modine and Diana Rigg star this adaptation of Henry James' novel. Modine plays Christopher Newman, 19th-century "new man" who amasses a fortune in California and heads to Europe to learn its ways and find a wife. H...  more »

     
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Actors: Matthew Modine, Diana Rigg, Aisling O'Sullivan, Paul Hickey, Andrew Scott
Director: Paul Unwin
Creators: David McLoughlin, Fiona Finlay, John McDonnell, Michael Wearing, Nigel Warren-Green, Henry James, Michael Hastings
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
Studio: Pbs Paramount
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 04/05/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 24min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Good but had slow moments
Willie Montgomery | Denmark,South Carolina | 12/15/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I watched the episode several times and had taped it off the TV.The cast was fine but Diana Rigg's character was not evil enough.And Aisling O'Sulivan's character should had been made more of a victim of her mother's acts in the story.Matthew Modine was great but he could had been given a better script.I did like Diana Rigg in her performance in Mother Love and Aisling O'Sullivan in the Wyvern Mystery.Both of the stories kept me glued to the TV.I still give this episode a passing grade but the studio should had done more to make it better."