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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 :

  • Sheila Reid
  • Mrs. Weeks


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