Synopsis & Film Details
“The White Countess” Merchant Ivory’s last film starring Ralph Fiennes and Natasha Richardson, co-starring Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave. This is the story of a relationship between a disillusioned former U.S. diplomat and a White Russian countess reduced to a sordid life in the city’s bars. The story revolves around “The White Countess” the elegant nightclub created by the diplomat to shut out the chaos and tragedy that surround him. Directed by Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, 2005, UK/USA; 135 min.
Part of the 2nd annual Fresno Film Festival (2006).