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Tristram Powell

American Friends

95' - 1991 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Tristram Powell Composer: Georges Delerue With: Michael Palin, Bryan Pringle, Fred Pearson
Reverend Francis Ashby (Sir Michael Palin), a senior Oxford don on vacation alone in the Alps, meets vacationing American Miss Caroline Hartley (Connie Booth) and her companion Miss Elinor Hartley (Trini Alvarado), the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years before. Ashby finds he enjoys their company, particularly that of Elinor, and both of the women are drawn to him. Back at Oxford he is nevertheless taken aback when they arrive unannounced. Women are not allowed in the College grounds, let alone the rooms. Indeed any liaison, however innocent, is frowned on by the upstanding Fellows.

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Credits

Director

Tristram Powell

Composer

Georges Delerue

With

Michael Palin, Bryan Pringle, Fred Pearson

Scenario

Tristram Powell, Michael Palin

Director of Photography

Philip Bonham-Carter

Editor

George Akers

Producer

Patrick Cassavetti, Steve Abott

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Year

1991

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