Florence Foster Jenkins

The inspiring true story of the world’s worst singer.


Florence Foster Jenkins
Set in the 1940s in New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is a a New York heiress and socialite, obsessively pursuing her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she hears in her head is beautiful, but to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her ’’husband’’ and manager, an aristocratic English actor, is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. When she decides to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall, her husband knows he faces his greatest challenge.

110 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12.
Biographical, Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda, Stanley Townsend, Allan Corduner
Director
Stephen Frears
ScreenplayNicholas Martin
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyDanny Cohen
EditingValerio Bonelli
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2106
Produced byQwerty Films, Pathé Pictures International, BBC Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for brief suggestive material.
Runtime110
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconStreep's performance gets a 'B' for Bravo.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconFliek wys net Jenkins se sagte sy.
10
Cape Times
Stephen Dalton quote iconHighs and lows of off-key star
10
Metacritic.com
8 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
50 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
18

What the People say

Internet
1895 Netizens quote icon★★★★ - moving and melancholic
14

Average .. 68%

14

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