Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Every Woman Will Have Her Day
This mad-cap British comedy is made in the style of a half-century ago. An elderly housekeeper, recently fired, wangles herself a job looking after a promiscuous American starlet in London to seek fame and fortune. During the course of the day, the new assistant has to juggle her boss's three lovers from meeting each other, while also trying to find herself a steady job. Despite the PG rating, this film is aimed at an adult audience.
91 minutes, Parental Guidance
Comedy, Romance, Female interest, On the art circuit.
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Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds, Tom Payne, Mark Strong, Shirley Henderson
|Screenplay||David Magee, Simon Beaufoy, from the novel by Winifred Watson|
|Cinematography||John de Borman|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Produced by||Keylight Entertainment, Kudos Productions Ltd.|
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Trailer: Medium | Scroll down for embedded trailer
|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Mild and infrequent|
|Sex||Mild sexual innuendo|
|Violence||Brief, low impact though realistic violence|
|Comments||This charming movie has rather mature themes that relate to love and relationships of the promiscuous nature. However, the elements in the movie are not strong, although it is strongly suggested that younger viewers be accompanied by an adult. It is not aimed at the younger audience.|
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|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarZane Henry||10|
|Die BurgerLaetitia Pople||10|
|Cape TimesMichael Phillips||10|
|The CitizenDavid Jenkin||14|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||13|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Nayman ||10|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli ||18|
|ScreenIt (USA) ||12|
|What the People say|
|IMDB1616 Netizens ||15|
|Average .. 63%||13|
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