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3.7
302 Ratings

The Importance of Being Earnest

Directed by Anthony Asquith
United Kingdom, 1952
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Oscar Wilde’s enduringly hilarious story of two young women who think themselves engaged to the same nonexistent man is given the grand Technicolor treatment. Seldom has a classic stage comedy been so engagingly transferred to the screen.

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The Importance of Being Earnest Directed by Anthony Asquith

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1952 | Winner: Best Production Design (International Award)

BAFTA Awards

1953 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Film

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