The man beyond the myth
Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Roger Allam
|Screenplay||Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novel by Mitch Cullin, using characters by Arthur Conan Doyle|
|Cinematography||Tobias A. Schliessler|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||AI-Film, See-Saw Films, Archer Gray, BBC Films, FilmNation Entertainment|
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|PG: Parental Guidance Suggested||Rated PG for thematic elements, some disturbing images and incidental smoking|
|USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.|
|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Geoffrey Macnab Sir Ian shines as ageing, complicated Sherlock.
Rozanne Els McKellen se Sherlock treffendste nóg
David Rooney Ruminative film themed aroung aging and mortality.
Jim Judy It's terrific.
Tomatometer Mr. Holmes focuses on the man behind the mysteries, and while it may lack Baker Street thrills, it more than compensates with tenderly wrought, well-acted drama.
|Movie Review Query Engine|
Staff evaluation Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
What the People say
7342 Netizens Are our heroes allowed to age?
Average .. 71%