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Amy Foster (1997)

PG-13
115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The film tells the story of Russian emigree, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of...See moreThe film tells the story of Russian emigree, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very kind and helps him. Soon he becomes like a son for Dr. James Kennedy and romance between Yanko and Amy follows. See less
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Joseph Conrad (short story "Amy Foster") | Tim Willocks
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$ 163,289
Gross (USA)
$ 283,081
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Release date
Jan 23, 1998 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Rachel Weisz
Amy Foster Amy Foster   See fewer
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Vincent Perez
Yanko Gooral Yanko Gooral   See fewer
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Ian McKellen
Dr. James Kennedy Dr. James Kennedy   See fewer
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Kathy Bates
Miss Swaffer Miss Swaffer   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Mr. Swaffer Mr. Swaffer   See fewer
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Tony Haygarth
Mr. Smith Mr. Smith   See fewer
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Fiona Victory
Mrs. Smith Mrs. Smith   See fewer
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Tom Bell
Isaac Foster Isaac Foster   See fewer
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Zoë Wanamaker
Mary Foster Mary Foster   See fewer
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William Scott-Masson
Mr. Willcox (as William Scott Masson) Mr. Willcox (as William Scott Masson)   See fewer
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Eve Matheson
Mrs. Willcox Mrs. Willcox   See fewer
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Dave Hill
Jack Vincent Jack Vincent   See fewer
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Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Canon Van Stone (as J.G.R. Ashton-Griffiths) Canon Van Stone (as J.G.R. Ashton-Griffiths)   See fewer
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Matthew Scurfield
Thackery Thackery   See fewer
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Margery Withers
Widow Cree Widow Cree   See fewer
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Janine Duvitski
Mrs. Finn Mrs. Finn   See fewer
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Willie Ross
Preble Preble   See fewer
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Janet Henfrey
Mrs. Rigby Mrs. Rigby   See fewer
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Paul Whitby
Stefan Stefan   See fewer
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Bob Smith
Nikolas Nikolas   See fewer
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Gerardo Silano
Brother Bodan Brother Bodan   See fewer
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Neil Rutherford
Brother Peter Brother Peter   See fewer
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Sandra Huggett
Brother Bodan's Wife Brother Bodan's Wife   See fewer
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Frédérique Feder
Peter's Wife (as Frederique Feder) Peter's Wife (as Frederique Feder)   See fewer
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Ellis Fernandez
Amy's Son, Stefan Amy's Son, Stefan   See fewer
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Esperanza Carmona
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Natasha Cullingford
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Christopher Maskens
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Emma Payne
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Steve Rouse
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6.9 / 10 | 2,745 votes