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Edith Wharton: The Sense of Harmony

Synopsis
Documentary. Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was the first woman to receive an honorary degree from Yale and to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Best known for novels such as The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome and The Custom of the Country, she was also a talented designer, a tireless traveller and a philanthropist. The film looks at her life and legacy. Featuring interviews with biographers Louis Auchincloss, R.W.B. Lewis and Eleanor Dwight, as well as writer Colin Clark and historian Sir Steven Runciman, the documentary includes the only known film footage of Wharton.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2014
Year of production
2014
Notes
The film was broadcast on France 3 (March 1999) as part of Bernard Rapp’s series on writers, Un Siecle d’Ecrivains.
Subjects
Literature
Keywords
Fiction in English; Wharton, Edith (1862-1937); American literature

Online availability

URI
http://www.indiepixfilms.com/film/5951#.VR0Dl7qr-TY
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
Elizabeth Lennard

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
$14.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
57 mins
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

Franc 3 Televisions

Name

PRP Productions

Distributor

Name

IndiePix Films

Email
https://www.indiepixfilms.com/contact-us
Phone
(212) 684-2333
Address
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United States

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