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American Friends

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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Director: Tristram Powell

Francis Ashby is a Victorian-era Oxford instructor who takes a trip to Switzerland, where he befriends vacationing American Caroline Hartley and her teenage daughter, Elinor . Both women are romantically interested in Francis, and when he returns to campus, the Hartleys follow him back and move into a nearby home to pursue him. Unfortunately, university professors are forbidden to marry, and Francis must choose between love and his career.

Cast :

  • Michael Palin
  • Rev. Francis Ashby
  • Connie Booth
  • Miss Caroline Hartley
  • Trini Alvarado
  • Elinor Hartley
  • Alfred Molina
  • Oliver Syme
  • David Calder
  • Pollitt
  • Simon James
  • Anderson
  • Robert Eddison
  • William Granger Rushden--College President
  • Alun Armstrong
  • Dr. Weeks
  • Sheila Reid
  • Mrs. Weeks
  • Edward Rawle-Hicks
  • John Weeks
  • Jonathan Firth
  • Cable
  • Bryan Pringle
  • Haskell
  • Ian Dunn
  • Gowers
  • John Nettleton
  • Rev. Groves
Producers :
Steve Abbott , Patrick Cassavetti
Writers :

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