Box Office: $7.7M
PRINCIPAL CASTAnnette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Shaun Evans, Michael Gambon, Bruce Greenwood, Juliet Stevenson, Lucy Punch, Rosemary Harris
WRITERRonald Harwood, W. Somerset Maugham
This is a delicious tale of amorous folly and revenge set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930s. Based on the novel "Theatre" by W. Somerset Maugham, it is the story of reigning diva Julia Lambert whose success and fame grow suddenly wearisome. She falls head over heels for a young American, Tom, and begins a passionate May-December affair. When she realizes that Tom is just a young social climber whose real passion is ambitious young starlet Avice Crichton, Julia begins to plot a delightful revenge.
Sony Pictures Classics