The House of Mirth Reviews

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December 15, 2018
Lily's downfall plays out as an event of great pathos, because the act of dethroning her occurs without the characters and Davies' own diegesis voicing it at every stage.
August 18, 2012
Meticulously made with graceful style, Terence Davies' adaptation of Wharton is superior to Scorsese's Age of Innocence, the author's other famous novel.
August 17, 2012
December 28, 2010
A very worthwhile adaptation of Wharton's novel.
December 6, 2005
January 12, 2004
January 2, 2004
Everything about the film feels ornate but funereal, like an airless luxury suite on the last night of an affair.
August 1, 2003
Besides his remarkable ability to render a profound sense of past in all his films, Davies can uncannily map out the emotions of his characters via his mise-en-scene.
June 19, 2003
May 14, 2003
December 8, 2002
Ultimately, each passing minute equates to another cruel twist of the knife, and the audience cannot help but be riveted.
October 30, 2002
September 2, 2002
It's a work of great artistry and integrity...
June 10, 2002
Lily is played by a lustrous Gillian Anderson, who is quite good at keeping a lovely, impenetrable mask in place as Lily moves through her rounds of parties, opening night galas and dinners.
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March 22, 2002
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November 24, 2001
The truth is out there. And the truth is that The X-Files's Gillian Anderson is badly miscast as Lily Bart.
July 16, 2001
Gillian Anderson da muestras inusitadas de una versatilidad que seguramente le traerá buenos dividendos en el futuro
May 25, 2001
Far better than most swill heading for shelter under comparisons to Merchant-Ivory or Masterpiece Theatre.
May 17, 2001
An entrancing, entirely satisfying piece of work.
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