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Angels & Insects

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Release Date: January 26, 1996Running Time: 116 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $3,411,787.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period, Romance


Mark Rylance

Patsy Kensit-Healy

Kristin Scott Thomas

Anna Massey

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William Adamson is a naturalist who has spent years of research on insect life in South America. Returning to England in 1858, William is taken under the wing of Reverend Harold Alabaster, an amateur insect collector of great wealth who, like many educated men of his era, finds nature and naturalists all the rage. At the Alabaster country estate, William is instantly smitten with Eugenia, a pampered beauty whom he shyly starts to court and who, much to his suprise, accepts his proposal of marriage. While Eugenia flutters in and out of William's life, like a Queen Bee, he develops a friendship with Matty Crompton, a poor but highly sympathetic relation of the Alabasters' with whom he embarks ... Full Summary >>