- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 14, 2003
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: Miramax
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 03/12/1993
"...Joan Allen is once again terrific..."
Variety - 01/18/1993
"...Ethan Frome is the quintessential American Playhouse movie: careful, literary, restrained, nicely acted..."
Based on Edith Wharton's 1911 novel detailing a forbidden love triangle, Ethan Frome (Liam Neeson) is torn between his joyless marriage to Zenobia (Joan Allen, Oscar nominated for NIXON and THE CRUCIBLE) and his longing for cousin and housekeeper Mattie Silver (Patricia Arquette). The film, by director John Madden would later direct the multi-Oscar winning SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, features a rare screen appearance by Katherine Houghton (GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER).
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
Hailed by critics nationwide, ETHAN FROME is the classic Edith Wharton tale of blazing passion and forbidden desire! Screen sensation Liam Neeson (K-19: THE WIDOWMAKER, SCHINDLER'S LIST, HUSBANDS AND WIVES) stars as Ethan Frome, a man torn between his joyless marriage to one woman and his lustful desire for another (Patricia Arquette -- STIGMATA, TRUE ROMANCE, TROUBLE BOUND). His actions soon lead to a forbidden triangle between one love that is, and one that will never be. See what all the heat is about in this timeless story of love, betrayal, and desire!
An adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel about frustrated dreams and desires.
When Reverend Smith, the new clergyman for the town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, arrives he quickly becomes intrigued with a mysterious couple, Ethan and Zeena Frome. And soon he learns their tragic tale... a tale of passion, adultery, and cruel fate.
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