The Aspern Papers
Set in Venice in 1885, Morton Vint, an ambiguous young writer fascinated by iconic romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern (now deceased), strives to get his hands on the letters Aspern wrote to his beautiful mistress, Juliana Bordereau. Now, decades later, Juliana lives in a Venetian palazzo with her niece, whom she dominates and Morton will come to seduce. But do these letters really exist and what scandalous information about Juliana and Aspern will they bring to the surface?
Based on the Henry James novella 'The Aspern Papers'.
- Type of film
- Julien Landais 1st Feature
- Gabriela Bacher, Julien Landais
- Executive Producer
- James Ivory, Charles S. Cohen, Joely Richardson, Francois Sarkozy, Christian Angermayer, Klemens Hallmann
- Jean Pavas (script), Julien Landais (script), Hannah Bhuiya (script), Henry James (novella)
- Principal Cast
- Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson