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Antonia and Jane 

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Plain Jane Hartman hates her life. She's goofy, boring and only has sex if she reads Iris Murdoch novels out loud to her loopy boyfriend. Her oldest friend Antonia McGill knows about ... See full summary »

Director:

Beeban Kidron

Writer:

Marcy Kahan
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Imelda Staunton ... Jane Hartman
Saskia Reeves ... Antonia McGill
Patricia Leventon ... Rosa Gluberman (as Petricia Leventon)
Alfred Hoffman Alfred Hoffman ... Harry Rosenthal
Maria Charles Maria Charles ... Sylvia Pinker, Social Coordinator
John Bennett ... Uncle Irwin Carlinsky
Richard Hope ... Norman Beer, Jane's Lover
Brenda Bruce ... Therapist
Alfred Marks ... Uncle Vladimir Hartman
Lila Kaye ... Jane's Mother
Bonnie Parker Bonnie Parker ... Young Jane
Sheila Allen Sheila Allen ... Tutor
Bill Nighy ... Howard Nash
Cato Sandford Cato Sandford ... Baby Daniel
Iain Cuthbertson ... Edgar
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Storyline

Plain Jane Hartman hates her life. She's goofy, boring and only has sex if she reads Iris Murdoch novels out loud to her loopy boyfriend. Her oldest friend Antonia McGill knows about everything. She orders the right food; she can complain and get results. She's beautiful and has a brilliant career. Is it any wonder that they hate each other's guts? Written by Teresa O'Donnell <sun.moon.stars@worldnet.att.net>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1991 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,002,078
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Last film of Alfred Marks. See more »

Connections

References 9½ Weeks (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Thing
Composed by Chip Taylor
Performed by The Troggs
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Antonia and Jane is the essence of what makes British films excellent.
26 April 1999 | by Julius-10See all my reviews

Antonia and Jane is a wonderful British Film that deserves praise for its depth, its originality, and its gentle humor. It is quite touching, and deserves accolades for every aspect of the film. The Soundtrack to the film is delightful also, especially the song at the end of the film. This film will evoke tears.


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