Summer Repeat: The Importance of Being Earnest


The Frock Flicks team is taking a little time off for a summer break, so we’re repeating some favorite posts from the archives.


It’s hard not to love this Oscar Wilde adaption. You’ve got the likes of Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, and Colin Firth with wonderful 1900s costumes by Maurizio Millenotti, all dappled with Wilde’s wit. Enjoy!

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)




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  1. Susan Pola Staples

    Thanks for the replay. Earnest is a favourite of mine for several reasons, like the clothes are very suitable for country life. And Cecily, not being ‘Out’ is dressed as a girl on the cusp of leaving her childhood behind. But probably the main reason, is Dame Judi