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It would be difficult to imagine anything further removed from the director's canon than Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning page-turner, not even "The Last Temptation of Christ." Yet with a fine cast headed by Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder, Mr.
Scorsese's outsider's fascination with the rules of this world matches that of Wharton, whose novel is a bittersweet recollection of the world she was born into, and eventually broke away from.
Working from her text in an adaptation written with Jay Cocks, Mr.
Having lived so long abroad, and having abandoned her husband, Ellen is under a cloud, initially regarded as little better than a fallen woman, a pariah, by the old-guard, upper bourgeoisie with whom she grew up.
She's welcomed back, reluctantly, only after Newland and May's families pull various power plays, mostly having to do with dinner invitations to the right houses.