The Golden Bowl

Character: Maggie Verver
Directed by: James Ivory
Written by: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Produced by: Ismail Merchant
Other cast: James Fox, Anjelica Huston, Nick Nolte, Jeremy Northam, Madeleine Potter, Uma Thurman
Release date: November 3, 2000 (United Kingdom)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Running time: 2h 10min

An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful American expatriate and an impoverished Italian aristocrat, are entangled with one another in a romantic intrigue of seduction and deceit.

Character’s Quotes

• I want a happiness without a hole in it! I want the bowl without the crack!