Blu-ray Release: Washington Square

Blu-ray Release Date: Jan. 2, 2019
Price: Blu-ray $19.95
Studio: Kino Lorber

The 1997 period drama-romance Washington Square, based on a novel by Henry James (The Heiress), is directed by Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness) with a screenplay by Carol Doyle (Veronica Guerin).

Jennifer Jason Leigh (Heart of Midnight) is Catherine, a lonely young woman in search of happiness… until she is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend (Ben Chaplin, Feast of July). Suspicious of the young man’s true intentions, however, her controlling father (Albert Finney, Tom Jones) threatens to disown Catherine if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes. So Catherine must choose between her father’s fortune and the man she loves! That always happens…

Washington Square also features the formidable supporting cast of Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), Judith Ivey (Hello Again) and Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club).

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.