American Friends

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"An education in love"
  • PG
  • 1993
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 6.6  (697)

Based on the life of an ancestor of the star and writer Michael Palin, American Friends tells the story of a relationship that develops between Oxford Don Francis Ashby and Americans Caroline and Elinor. The aging bachelor, Ashby finds himself drawn to both women, despite Elinor being only 18, their first meeting takes place when Ashby is walking through the Swiss Alps. The Oxford academic is shocked to see the two when he returns to Oxford and discovers they have rented a house in the city, Ashby soon finds rumors spreading about his relationship to the women that threaten his chances of promotion within his college.

American Friends
American Friends
American Friends

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Based on the life of an ancestor of the star and writer Michael Palin, American Friends tells the story of a relationship that develops between Oxford Don Francis Ashby and Americans Caroline and Elinor. The aging bachelor, Ashby finds himself drawn to both women, despite Elinor being only 18, their first meeting takes place when Ashby is walking through the Swiss Alps. The Oxford academic is shocked to see the two when he returns to Oxford and discovers they have rented a house in the city, Ashby soon finds rumors spreading about his relationship to the women that threaten his chances of promotion within his college.

American Friends is a 1993 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

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  • Release Date
    1993
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (697)