Release dateMay 1979 (1979-05) ((Cannes)
July 1979 (1979-07) (UK) Based onThe Europeans
by Henry James WriterHenry James (novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenplay) Music directorRichard Robbins, Clara Schumann ScreenplayHenry James, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala CastLee Remick, Robin Ellis, Wesley Addy, Tim Choate, Lisa Eichhorn, Kristin Griffith Similar moviesRelated James Ivory movies
The Europeans is a 1979 British Merchant Ivory film, directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, and with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, based on Henry James's novel by the same name.
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Awards and nominations
The Europeans received many nominations but no wins. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival; for Best Costume Design (Judy Moorcroft) at the 1980 Academy Awards; for Best Foreign Film at the 1980 Golden Globes Awards; and for Best Costume Design, Best Production Design and Best Supporting Actress at the 1980 BAFTA Awards.