Edith Wharton's novel "The Age of Innocence" captures a moment in time, New York in the 1870s, a period frequently referred to as the Gilded Age. The story centers on an upper-class couple's impending marriage (Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder) and the introduction of the bride's cousin (Michelle Pfeiffer) who is plagued by scandal, and whose presence comes to threaten the couple's happiness.
The Age of Innocence was Edith Wharton's twelfth novel which won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the first woman to win the prize.
Film released in 1993. Rated PG. Runtime: 139 minutes.