The Age of Innocence The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Martin Scorsese

The Age of Innocence (Criterion Blu-Ray)

13 Mar 2018


1 Disc

SRP: $39.95

Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • United States
  • 1993
  • 138 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.40:1
  • English
  • Spine #913

No filmmaker captures the grandeur and energy of New York like Martin Scorsese. With this sumptuous romance, he meticulously adapted the work of another great New York artist, Edith Wharton, bringing to life her tragic novel set in the cloistered world of Gilded Age Manhattan. The Age of Innocence tells the story of Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis), whose engagement to an innocent socialite (Winona Ryder) binds him to the codes and rituals of his upbringing. But when her cousin (Michelle Pfeiffer) arrives in town on a wave of scandal after separating from her husband, she ignites passions in Newland he never knew existed. Swelling with exquisite period detail, this film is an alternately heartbreaking and satirical look at the brutality of old-world America.


Newland ArcherDaniel Day-Lewis
Ellen OlenskaMichelle Pfeiffer
May WellandWinona Ryder
Larry LeffertsRichard E. Grant
Sillerton JacksonAlec McCowen
Mrs. WellandGeraldine Chaplin
Regina BeaufortMary Beth Hurt
Julius BeaufortStuart Wilson
Mrs. MingottMiriam Margolyes
Mrs. ArcherSiân Phillips
Janey ArcherCarolyn Farina
Henry van der LuydenMichael Gough
Louisa van der LuydenAlexis Smith
Mr. LetterblairNorman Lloyd
RivièreJonathan Pryce
Ted ArcherRobert Sean Leonard
The narratorJoanne Woodward


DirectorMartin Scorsese
ProducerBarbara De Fina
Screenplay byJay Cocks and Martin Scorsese
Based upon the novel byEdith Wharton
Director of photographyMichael Ballhaus
Production designerDante Ferretti
Edited byThelma Schoonmaker
Costume designerGabriella Pescucci
Music byElmer Bernstein
Title sequence byElaine Bass and Saul Bass
CoproducerBruce S. Pustin
Associate producerJoseph P. Reidy
Casting byEllen Lewis

Disc Features


  • New, restored 4k digital transfer, approved by director Martin Scorsese, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
  • New interviews with Scorsese, coscreenwriter Jay Cocks, production designer Dante Ferretti, and costume designer Gabriella Pescucci
  • Innocence and Experience, a 1993 documentary on the making of the film
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by film critic Geoffrey O’Brien

    New cover by Sarah Habibi and F. Ron Miller

Other Editions

The Age of Innocence (Criterion DVD)

13 Mar 2018


2 Discs

SRP: $29.95

Criterion Store price:$23.96


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