The Magnificent Ambersons (2002 film)

The Magnificent Ambersons is an A&E Network film for television, inspired by Booth Tarkington's novel The Magnificent Ambersons. It was filmed using Orson Welles's screenplay and editing notes of the original film.[1] Directed by Alfonso Arau, the film stars Madeleine Stowe, Bruce Greenwood, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Gretchen Mol, Jennifer Tilly, Dina Merrill and James Cromwell.[2] This film does not strictly follow Welles's screenplay. It lacks several scenes included in the 1942 version, and contains essentially the same happy ending as Tarkington's novel.

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  1. ^ "Magnificent Ambersons".
  2. ^ "The Magnificent Ambersons, an A&E Original Movie". Archived from the original on February 6, 2002. Retrieved 2002-02-06.

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