Due to her hectic theater schedule, the actress appeared in television and films only sporadically but scored a career highlight with her Academy Award-nominated performance as T.S. Eliot's mother-in-law in Tom & Viv (1994). She subsequently appeared in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996) before starring with her daughter, actress Jennifer Ehle, in Istvan Szabo's Sunshine (1999).
The new millennium found her mothering a teenage superhero in the Spider-Man franchise.
After achieving widespread fame as part of the musical von Trapp family, eldest daughter Agathe went on to live a colorful and challenging life, as recounted in this dramatic biography of a gifted and independent-minded woman.