I think we should leave out the 'breed like rabbits' reference...
About a hundred years after Beatrix Potter burst onto the publishing scene and revolutionised childrens' books, her story comes to the big screen. As an unmarried 30-something from the upper end of society, she was something of an embarrassment for her parents, who wished she would marry. Then, when she managed to get a book published, which was just not ''done'' at the time, and started romancing her publisher, who was just not from the same class, her poor parents threw up their hands in horror. But she perservered with her dreams and decisions, even in the face of tragedy, and generations of children are grateful.
92 minutes, Parental Guidance
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
Where's it showing?
Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson
|Screenplay||Richard Malrby Jr.|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Phoenix Pictures, David Kirschner Productions, Isle of Man Film Commission, UK Film Council, The Weinstein Company|
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report
|FPB Report (SA)|
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|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarEmma Nicholson||10|
|Die BurgerJacques Liebenberg||10|
|Cape TimesCarina Chocano||10|
|Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal||10|
|The CitizenCathryn Pearman-Owens||16|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||15|
|BBC (UK)Stella Papamichael||10|
|Box Office (USA)Wade Major||15|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Jason Anderson||5|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli||15|
|What the People say|
|Average .. 59%||12|
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