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40 Ratings

The Europeans

Directed by James Ivory
United Kingdom, 1979
Drama, Romance


This entertaining story from a delicious early novel by Henry James takes place in a New England Arcadia that stands for everything beautiful, pure, and good. Into this Eden come a sophisticated European brother and sister who turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins.

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The Europeans Directed by James Ivory

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1980 | Nominee: Best Costume Design

National Board of Review

1979 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1980 | 3 nominations including: Best Costume Design

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