The Importance Of Being Earnest
Filmfest 2015

German Age Rating

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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 psyeudonym, Earnest, for their sly courtship activities.

“Could it be better cast? NO! It’s a frothy delight, true to the spirit of the original but flavored with the permissiveness of the present.”
Karina Montgomery, Cinerina

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tags: Society, Comedy, Literature, Feature film

Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Frances O'Connor


Screenplay: Oliver Parker

Original Material: Oscar Wilde

Director of Photography: Tony Pierce-Roberts

Film Editor: Guy Bensley

Composer: Charlie Mole

Production Designer: Luciana Arrighi

Costume Design: Maurizio Millenotti

Sound: John Midgley

Producer: Barnaby Thompson

Production Company: Ealing Studios, Fragile Films

Co-Producer: David Brown

Co-Production Company: Film Council, Newmarket Capitol Group

Distributor: Concorde Filmverleih GmbH

Director: Oliver Parker