Books on Film: 'Washington Square'

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Books on Film: 'Washington Square'

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, 6 p.m.

Washington Square DVD coverBased on a novel by Henry James:

Set in 19th century New York. An affluent single father considers his painfully shy daughter a disappointment. She must decide whether to marry for love or money without his blessing, even at the risk of being conned.

Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Albert Finney.

Directed by Agnieszka Holland.

1997, 115 mins. Rated PG.

Showing in Room A-9, on the Lower Level.