Sumptuous, expertly acted adaptation of Edith Wharton's classic 1911 novel set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Mass., stars Liam Neeson as Ethan. Isolated and withdrawn, Ethan is a man torn between his devotion to his sickly wife (Joan Allen) and his uncontrollable attraction to her beautiful cousin (Patricia Arquette), who's recently arrived to help care for her. With Tate Donovan, Katharine Houghton; John Madden directs. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH).