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The Aspern Papers

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Synopsis

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'.

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Director
Julien Landais 1st Feature
Producer
Gabriela Bacher, Julien Landais
Executive Producer
James Ivory, Charles S. Cohen, Joely Richardson, Francois Sarkozy, Christian Angermayer, Klemens Hallmann
Editor
Hansjörg Weißbrich
Screenwriter
Jean Pavas (script), Julien Landais (script), Hannah Bhuiya (script), Henry James (novella)
Director of Photography
Philippe Guilbert
Production Designer
Livia Borgognoni
Music
Original Music and Score: Vincent Carlo
Principal Cast
Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jon Kortajarena, Poppy Delevingne

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Last updated 6th June 2018

Production Company

UK, Germany coproduction

A Summerstorm Entertainment (DE), Princeps Films (UK) production, co-produced with Umedia (BE), in association with Cohen Media Group (US), Film House Germany (DE), Bondit (SU)

Princeps Films
Julien Landais
219 Chamberlayne Road
London
NW10 3NX
julien.landais@princepsfilms.com
http://www.princepsfilms.com

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