The Importance of Being Earnest Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 30 Critics

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Summary: A film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's hilarious play about two young gents living in 1890's England who have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. (Miramax)
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Runtime: 97 min
Rating: Rated PG for mild sensuality.
Production: Miramax Films
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Countries: USA, UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 12, 2002
Director Credit
Oliver Parker Director
Writer Credit
Oliver Parker Screenplay
Oscar Wilde Play "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Principal Cast Credit
Colin Firth John 'Jack' Worthing
Rupert Everett Algernon 'Algy' Moncrieff
Cast Credit
Anna Massey Miss Laetitia Prism
Charles Kay Gribsby
Christina Robert Duchess Of Devonshire
Cyril Shaps Pew Opener
Edward Fox Lane, Algy's Butler
Finty Williams Young Augusta Bracknell
Frances O'Connor Gwendolen Fairfax
Guy Bensley Young Lord Bracknell
Judi Dench Lady Augusta Bracknell
Marsha Fitzalan Dowager
Patrick Godfrey Merriman
Reese Witherspoon Cecily Cardew
Tom Wilkinson Dr. Frederick Chasuble
Producer Credit
Barnaby Thompson Producer
David Brown Co-Producer
Uri Fruchtmann Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: