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The governess

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A sensual drama, The governess stars Minnie Driver as Rosina da Silva, a high spirited woman forced to forsake her heritage after her father's murder.

Tom Wilkinson co-stars as Rosa's employer Charles Cavendish, an isolated gentleman whose only passion is for his work. But as Cavendish begins to teach Rosina the pioneering art of photography, she teaches him the outermost limits of passion.

A brilliant, critically acclaimed drama in the tradition of The piano, The governess is a passionate story of consuming love and lost innocence.

Also starring Johnathan Rhys Meyers.

Security censorship classification

M (Low level sex scene, nudity)

Not for public release in Australia before date

18 August 1999

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