Lily Bart is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success. She needs a wealthy husband to maintain her precarious foothold in the elite world of New York during the Belle Epoque. It is a world of vast wealth and moral bankruptcy. In conforming to social expectations, Lily misses her chance of happiness with the man she loves. Her quest for a husband comes to a scandalous end when she is accused of being the mistress of a married man. The society which once cultivated her rejects her and she starts to slip down the social ladder...
Written and Directed by Terence Davies (the other one)
Based on the book by Edith Wharton
Produced by Olivia Stewart
Music from Marcello's Oboe Concerto and Morton Feldman's "Rothko Chapel"
Music director Adrian Johnston
Conducted by Terry Davies
Solo Oboe - David Theodore
Ensemble Leader - Jackie Shave
Orchestral Contractor - Isobel Griffiths
Recorded at Angel Studios, London on 5th January and 3rd April, 2000
Music Preparation - Colin Rae
Cinematography - Remi Adefarasin
Editing - Michael Parker
Casting - Kerry Barden
Production design by Don Taylor
Costume Design by Monica Howe
Executive Producers - Pippa Cross, Bob Last
Co-Producer - Alan J. Wands
Production Companies -
Granada Film Productions
Showtime Networks Inc. (US)
Three Rivers Productions
Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, Jodhi May, Elizabeth McGovern, Eric Stoltz.