1980 Special Edition
This review is based on the 107 minute director’s cut.
Despite some reservations I enjoyed Michael Powell’s final theatrical film Age of Consent. It isn’t a great film nor major work in his filmography, but it is a pleasant viewing experience. My biggest misgiving about the film is it really is nothing more than an old man fantasy. A famous, middle-aged painter (James Mason) leaves his life in New York City and moves to the Australian outback in order to…