Henry James The American

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The American

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When the marriage of American millionaire Christopher Newman and French aristocrat Claire de Bellegarde is opposed by her poor but proud family, Christopher uncovers a terrible secret and must discover what is truly important.

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Henry James brilliantly combines comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama in this tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris. Determined to marry Claire de Cintr?, a scintillating and beautiful aristocrat, Christopher Newman comes up against the machinations of her impoverished but proud family in a dramatic clash between the Old World and the New. A co-production with the BBC, starring Diana Rigg, Matthew Modine, and Brenda Fricker.

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