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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, 2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
Written by: David Magee
Language:  English
Country:  UK, USA
Runtime:  92 min
MPAA Rating:  PG_13
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The mood of Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is sentimental, witty, and feel good. The plot centers around the life of an actor, social differences, and a "fish out of water". It is a drama, comedy, and romance movie. In approach, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is realistic. The setting is London. It happens in the 1930s. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is based on a book. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed. It is especially suggested for a girls' night and a date night. Note that Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day includes brief nudity.

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As in MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS and BEING JULIA, this period comedy brings wit and style to its depiction... more

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Language: English
Country: UK, USA
Release date: 7 March 2008
Runtime: 92 min

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Frances McDormand Frances McDormand As Miss Pettigrew
Amy Adams Amy Adams As Delysia
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Sustains itself through terrific forward momentum and two glorious star turns by gifted actresses Frances McDormand and Amy Adams.
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Watching McDormand navigate that transformation is the kind of thing that can keep your hope in movies, and in actors, alive.
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Charming
I was tempted to rate this move higher, simply because it was such a surprise. The entire thing was delightful. There is nothing groundbreaking or overwhelming in this movie - nothing that will change your life - but it will truly entertain you...
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24.March.2013 |  by: admatha
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Cross-pollination they call it
Guinevere Pettigrew doesn't LIVE for only one day, she lives the whole time. Just, one day, she lives the life of the social secretary of a sexy Bohemienne and in doing so, brings good common sense and order in the confused lives of the rich and...
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26.December.2011 |  by: Roelof Bijnema
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What a fun romp this turned out to be! Adapted from Winifred Watson's novel by the same name and starring the talented Frances McDormand, this film was a gem. The pace was crisp &amp; whimsical, the acting delightful, and the script full of...
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11.September.2010 |  by: Nooshi N.
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I love screwball comedy, and this was a loving homage. I can't think of anyone or any movie in particular that it reminds me of. Usually the ingenue is the lead, this time it is the more mature character who leads. It's quite a dance. Probably a...
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25.June.2010 |  by: Mark
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Frances McDormand and Amy Adams are both wonderful, and they are wonderful together in this movie. Pettigrew is a nanny who just can't seem to get it right...until she stumbles into a job as a social secretary for a flaky starlet. The two women have...
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17.June.2010 |  by: JenM
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Less good than I hoped
I usually love period dramas - especially if they are british, and especially if they accure during WWII. but this was disappointing. The characters does not have enogh time to develop, and Amy Adams, whom I usually love, is her usual perky self but...
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06.April.2010 |  by: May Graff
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