Metropolitan


1h 38m 1989

Brief Synopsis

A group of Park Avenue teenagers live in an anachronistic world of literary discussions, formal manners and debutante balls, bemoaning the decline of the "Urban Haute Bourgeoisie." During the holiday season, a middle-class boy joins them over the school break.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
CINEPHILE, LTD./NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

A group of Park Avenue teenagers live in an anachronistic world of literary discussions, formal manners and debutante balls, bemoaning the decline of the "Urban Haute Bourgeoisie." During the holiday season, a middle-class boy joins them over the school break.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
CINEPHILE, LTD./NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited re-release in United States August 14, 2015

Released in United States on Video June 19, 1991

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States January 1990

Released in United States 2010

From the Collection

Stillman started writing the script in the summer of 1984 and finished it in November of 1988.

Stillman was named best new director of 1990 by the New York Film Critics Circle.

Released in United States Summer August 3, 1990

Released in United States August 10, 1990

Wide Release in United States September 14, 1990

Limited re-release in United States August 7, 2015

Began shooting January 25, 1989.

Directorial debut for former cartoonist's representative Whit Stillman.

Broadcast over PBS on "American Playhouse" December 4, 1991.

Completed shooting February 27, 1989.

Released in United States 1990 (United States Film Festival)

Limited re-release in United States August 14, 2015 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States 1989 (Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM))

Released in United States 1990 (Goodwill Film Festival)

Released in United States on Video June 19, 1991

Limited re-release in United States August 7, 2015 (New York)

Released in United States 2010 (From the Collection)

Released in United States Summer August 3, 1990

Released in United States August 10, 1990 (Los Angeles)

Wide Release in United States September 14, 1990

Released in United States January 1990