updated 09/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT
No need to tell that to the film's stars, Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder. The three dutifully turned up for the premiere gala, only to rush by most reporters, giving them frosty glares.
Still, the guests seemed to enjoy themselves. Paul Newman, Matthew Modine and Joan Rivers raved on about the film's subtleties during a postshow party at the New York Hilton. Said an amazed Alan King: "It was filled with sex and passion, and nobody took their clothes off."