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1,540 Ratings


Directed by Whit Stillman
United States, 1990
Comedy, Drama, Romance


One of the great American independent films of the 1990s, writer-director Whit Stillman’s surprise hit Metropolitan is a sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society.

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Metropolitan Directed by Whit Stillman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1990 | Directors' Fortnight

Academy Awards

1991 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Locarno International Film Festival

1990 | Winner: Silver Leopard

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