Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Watch us on Youtube Join the Archive Mailing List Read our Blog

Canceled: The Bostonians

The Bostonians
March 15, 2020 - 1:00 pm

A message for our patrons:

The university has recommended that we suspend events drawing more than 100 people. With this in mind, and considering the health and well-being of our entire community, the UCLA Film & Television Archive is canceling upcoming events at the Billy Wilder Theater. Learn more

Winning the Vote: Momentum And Division

The Bostonians  (1984)

Based on Henry James’ 1886 novel, The Bostonians presents a panorama of types associated with women's rights in the U.S. in the late 19th century as they circle around its central triangle: Olive Chancellor, a wealthy women's rights advocate, Basil Ransome, an anti-feminist womanizer, and Verena Tarrant, a young woman with a talent for public speaking, over whom they vie for control. 

DCP, color, 122 min. Director: James Ivory. Screenwriter: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Cast: Christopher Reeve , Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy.