The Governess Trailer

The Governess Trailer (1998)

31 July 1998 Drama, Romance 115 mins

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.

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Minnie Driver

as Rosina da Silva

Tom Wilkinson

as Mr. Charles Cavendish

Harriet Walter

as Mrs. Cavendish

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

as Henry Cavendish

Florence Hoath

as Clementina Cavendish

Arlene Cockburn

as Lily Milk, the Maid

Emma Bird

as Rebecca

Adam Levy

as Benjamin

Countess Koulinskyi

as Aunt Sofka


Philip Robinson

Philip Robinson Art Direction

Ashley Rowe

Ashley Rowe Cinematography

Ashley Rowe

Ashley Rowe Director of Photography

Ed Shearmur

Original Music Composer

Caroline O'Reilly

Caroline O'Reilly Script Supervisor

Sarah Greenwood

Sarah Greenwood Production Design

International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 23 October 1998

United States 31 July 1998

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