The Age of Innocence quotes

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A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Edith Wharton (novel), Jay Cocks (screenplay), Martin Scorsese (screenplay)
Production: Columbia Pictures
Genre: drama, romance
Year: 1993
MetaScore: 90/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 Oct 1993
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 32 nominations.

55 Clips & Quotes

You gave me my first glimpse of a real life - The Age of Innocence 00:33 You gave me my first glimpse of a real life You couldn't be happy if it meant being cruel - The Age of Innocence 00:48 You couldn't be happy if it meant being cruel I think we should look at reality - The Age of Innocence 00:52 I think we should look at reality She asked to see me alone - The Age of Innocence 00:51 She asked to see me alone I knew you'd come - The Age of Innocence 00:16 I knew you'd come Is fashion such a serious consideration - The Age of Innocence 00:26 Is fashion such a serious consideration Is New York such a labyrinth - The Age of Innocence 00:55 Is New York such a labyrinth They never knew what it meant to be tempted - The Age of Innocence 00:30 They never knew what it meant to be tempted Isn't that why you always admire Julius Beaufort - The Age of Innocence 00:45 Isn't that why you always admire Julius Beaufort I gave up arguing with young people 50 years ago - The Age of Innocence 00:17 I gave up arguing with young people 50 years ago Just say I'm old fashioned - The Age of Innocence 00:17 Just say I'm old fashioned You have been a way a very long time - The Age of Innocence 00:30 You have been a way a very long time What could you possibly gain that could make up for the scandal - The Age of Innocence 00:20 What could you possibly gain that could make up for the... All the older women like and admire you - The Age of Innocence 00:56 All the older women like and admire you As for the madness with Madame Olenska - The Age of Innocence 00:48 As for the madness with Madame Olenska I'll be back on the first - The Age of Innocence 00:28 I'll be back on the first Annie made me swear to do three things in Paris - The Age of Innocence 00:35 Annie made me swear to do three things in Paris What will I tell her - The Age of Innocence 00:19 What will I tell her Carriages waited at the curb for the entire performance - The Age of Innocence 00:48 Carriages waited at the curb for the entire performance Archer enjoyed such challenges to convention - The Age of Innocence 00:48 Archer enjoyed such challenges to convention Why should we bury a woman alive if her husband prefers to live with whores - The Age of Innocence 00:30 Why should we bury a woman alive if her husband prefers to... The Countess did not observe this rule - The Age of Innocence 00:43 The Countess did not observe this rule May I tell you what most interests me about New York - The Age of Innocence 01:11 May I tell you what most interests me about New York Do you think her lover will send her a box of yellow roses tomorrow morning - The Age of Innocence 00:22 Do you think her lover will send her a box of yellow roses... Cousin May wrote - The Age of Innocence 00:55 Cousin May wrote Nothing's done that can't be undone - The Age of Innocence 00:14 Nothing's done that can't be undone The Atlantic is calling us - The Age of Innocence 00:12 The Atlantic is calling us We must always remember the eccentric bringing up she had - The Age of Innocence 00:36 We must always remember the eccentric bringing up she had They all lived in a kind of hieroglyphics world - The Age of Innocence 00:36 They all lived in a kind of hieroglyphics world Are you very much in love with her - The Age of Innocence 00:25 Are you very much in love with her He could feel her dropping back to an inexpressive girlishness - The Age of Innocence 00:47 He could feel her dropping back to an inexpressive... Is this really so difficult - The Age of Innocence 01:33 Is this really so difficult I told him he should have married you - The Age of Innocence 00:24 I told him he should have married you Don't make love to me - The Age of Innocence 00:18 Don't make love to me Shall I come to you once and then go home - The Age of Innocence 00:20 Shall I come to you once and then go home Beaufort may not receive invitations anymore - The Age of Innocence 00:25 Beaufort may not receive invitations anymore I remember we played together - The Age of Innocence 00:34 I remember we played together It invariably happened - The Age of Innocence 00:22 It invariably happened Regina Beaufort came from an old South Carolina family - The Age of Innocence 00:58 Regina Beaufort came from an old South Carolina family Only by actually passing through the Crimson drawing room - The Age of Innocence 00:46 Only by actually passing through the Crimson drawing room The worst of it is that I want to kiss you   and I can't - The Age of Innocence 00:18 The worst of it is that I want to kiss you and I can't When's the wedding to be - The Age of Innocence 01:15 When's the wedding to be With characteristic independence - The Age of Innocence 01:33 With characteristic independence Come and see me - The Age of Innocence 00:10 Come and see me Certain nuisances escape Beaufort - The Age of Innocence 00:52 Certain nuisances escape Beaufort I should have changed it to Elaine - The Age of Innocence 00:37 I should have changed it to Elaine Eyes with a lot of lashes - The Age of Innocence 00:28 Eyes with a lot of lashes It's the principal that I dislike - The Age of Innocence 00:32 It's the principal that I dislike How do you like this odd little house - The Age of Innocence 00:19 How do you like this odd little house Divorce is always unpleasant - The Age of Innocence 00:16 Divorce is always unpleasant I'm having a nice oyster supper in your honor - The Age of Innocence 00:59 I'm having a nice oyster supper in your honor If he chooses to fight the case - The Age of Innocence 01:43 If he chooses to fight the case We should remember - The Age of Innocence 00:20 We should remember The past had come again into the present - The Age of Innocence 00:42 The past had come again into the present What are you reading - The Age of Innocence 00:33 What are you reading

Cast

Newland Archer - Daniel Day-Lewis
Ellen Olenska - Michelle Pfeiffer
May Welland - Winona Ryder
Female Opera Singer - Linda Faye Farkas
Male Opera Singer - Michael Rees Davis
Male Opera Singer - Terry Cook
Male Opera Singer - Jon Garrison
Larry Lefferts - Richard E. Grant
Sillerton Jackson - Alec McCowen
Mrs. Welland - Geraldine Chaplin
Regina Beaufort - Mary Beth Hurt
Julius Beaufort - Stuart Wilson
Beaufort Guest - Howard Erskine
Party Guest - John McLoughlin
Party Guest - Christopher Nilsson
Mrs. Mingott - Miriam Margolyes
Mrs. Archer - Siân Phillips
Janey Archer - Carolyn Farina
Henry van der Luyden - Michael Gough
Louisa van der Luyden - Alexis Smith
The Duke - Kevin Sanders
Mr. Urban Dagonet - W.B. Brydon
Gertrude Lefferts - Tracey Ellis
Countess Olenska's Maid - Cristina Pronzati
Florist - Clement Fowler
Mr. Letterblair - Norman Lloyd
Stage Actress - Cindy Katz
Stage Actor - Thomas Gibson
Rivière - Jonathan Pryce
Mingott Maid - June Squibb
Katie Blenker (as Domenica Scorsese) - Domenica Cameron-Scorsese
Archer Maid - Mac Orange
Philip - Brian Davies
Archer Guest - Thomas Barbour
Bishop - Henry Fehren
Mary Archer - Patricia Dunnock
Ted Archer - Robert Sean Leonard
The Narrator - Joanne Woodward
Ballroom Dancer - Kevin Ash
Debutante - Susan Lynn Bragg
Man in Crowd - Pasquale Cajano
Lady Admiring Engagement Ring at Beaufort Ball - Tamasin Day-Lewis
Society Gentleman - John Maczko
Elderly Woman at Jersey City Station - Catherine Scorsese
Elderly Man at Jersey City Station - Charles Scorsese
Photographer - Martin Scorsese
Man in Crowd / Gentleman with Lady - Michael Trout
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