Importance of Being Earnest [1952]

Director: Oliver Parker
Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 97 minutes

If you're looking for the definitive example of dry British wit, look no further than The Importance of Being Earnest. Of course, it helps to have Oscar Wilde's beloved play as source material, but this exquisite adaptation has a charmed life of its… more »

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Lady Bracknell:
Are your parents living?

Jack (né Ernest) Worthing:
I have lost both my parents.

Lady Bracknell:
To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

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