The Governess 25 years old

The Governess

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.


The Governess Cast

Name Character
Jonathan Rhys Meyers He was 21, now 46 years old as Henry Cavendish
Tom Wilkinson He was 49, now 75 years old as Mr. Charles Cavendish
Harriet Walter She was 47, now 73 years old as Mrs. Cavendish
Minnie Driver She was 28, now 54 years old as Rosina da Silva
Arlene Cockburn She was 21, now 47 years old as Lily Milk, the Maid
Florence Hoath She was 14, now 39 years old as Clementina Cavendish

The Governess Crew

Name Department
Ed Shearmur as Original Music Composer. He was 32 (now 58) years old Sound
Michelle Guish as Casting. Production
Ashley Rowe as Director of Photography. She was 39 (now 65) years old Camera
Sarah Greenwood as Production Design. She was 1 (now 24) years old Art
Katie Spencer as Set Decoration. She was 1 (now 24) years old Art
Sarah Curtis as Producer. Production
Caroline Harris as Costume Design. She was 130 (69) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Sandra Goldbacher as Director. She was 38 (now 64) years old Directing
Sandra Goldbacher as Writer. She was 38 (now 64) years old Writing
Sally Hibbin as Executive Producer. She was 45 (now 71) years old Production
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The Governess (25 years)

  • Release day: Friday, July 31, 1998
  • Runtime: 115 minutes