The Importance of Being Earnest

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  • PG
In this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's witty play about mistaken identities, two proper gentlemen in 1890s London use the same pseudonym, Earnest, for their on the sly courtship activities. Pandemonium ensues when the two men find themselves face-to-face... read more
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In this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's witty play about mistaken identities, two proper gentlemen in 1890s London use the same pseudonym, Earnest, for their on the sly courtship activities. Pandemonium ensues when the two men find themselves face-to-face and have to explain who they really are.

Original Release

05/17/2002

US Release

06/21/2002

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Cast

Rupert Everett Algy / Algernon “Algy” Moncrieff
Colin Firth Jack / John “Jack” Worthing
Reese Witherspoon Cecily / Cecily Cardew
Judi Dench Lady Bracknell
Anna Massey Miss Prism / Miss Laetitia Prism
Edward Fox Lane
Patrick Godfrey Merriman
Charles Kay Gribsby
Marsha Fitzalan Dowager
Tom Wilkinson Dr. Chasuble
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Directors

Oliver Parker

Writers

Oliver Parker, Oscar Wilde

Cast

Rupert Everett Algy / Algernon “Algy” Moncrieff
Colin Firth Jack / John “Jack” Worthing
Reese Witherspoon Cecily / Cecily Cardew
Judi Dench Lady Bracknell
Anna Massey Miss Prism / Miss Laetitia Prism
Edward Fox Lane
Patrick Godfrey Merriman
Charles Kay Gribsby
Marsha Fitzalan Dowager
Tom Wilkinson Dr. Chasuble
Cyril Shaps Pew Opener
Finty Williams Young Lady Bracknell
Guy Bensley Young Lord Bracknell
Christina Robert Duchess of Devonshire
Kiera Chaplin Girl in Gambling Club
Alexandra Kobi Girl in Gambling Club
Suzie Boyle Dancer
Kate Coyne Dancer
Bernadette Iglich Dancer
Polli Redston Dancer

Producers

Uri Fruchtmann Executive Producer
Barnaby Thompson Producer
David Brown Producer

Editors

Guy Bensley

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