Encounter of three social classes of England at the beginning of the 20th century : the Victorian capitalists (the Wilcoxes) considering themselves as aristocrats, whose only god is money ; the enlightened bourgeois (the Schlegels), humanistic and philanthropic ; and the workers (the Basts), fighting to survive. The Schlegel sisters' humanism will be torn apart as they try both to softly knock down the Wilcox's prejudices and to help the Basts.
Actors:Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Joseph Bennett
Country: Japan, USA, UK
IMDB : 7.5
Metascore : 89
Awards : Won 3 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 48 nominations.