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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
6.8 Rating
(161 ratings)
7.1 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Amy Adams

Amy Adams

Delysia
David Alexander

David Alexander

Chestnut Seller
Christina Cole

Christina Cole

Charlotte Warren
Stephanie Cole

Stephanie Cole

Miss Holt
Beatie Edney

Beatie Edney

Mrs. Brummegan


Written by (View all)
David Magee

David Magee

(screenplay) and
Simon Beaufoy

Simon Beaufoy

(screenplay)


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Making your luck

5 years, 5 months ago at Oct 27 17:06
1 vote
I remember seeing the preview for this movie this past winter, and thinking it looked interesting. But what I saw was nothing like what I'd expected. Francis and Amy did an incredible job of pulling my interest throughout the story, and the setting was one that I find quite fascinating--England in the late thirties.

Francis's character is easy to empathise with, even if Amy's is n... read more

Every Woman Will Have Her Day.

4 years, 4 months ago at Nov 23 21:23
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''Not everything comes along just when we want it. There are times when decisions just have to be made, or you certainly will miss out.''

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafos... read more

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1 year, 7 months ago at Aug 27 18:08
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This was such a sweet film. I loved that it was a Period piece and a Romantic comedy all rolled into one satisfying package of fun and charming cinema. Watch it if you haven't already, because you won't be disappointed
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Release date: 27 March 2008
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"Director: Bharat Nalluri Starring: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Mark Strong My rating: 7/10 "Yes. God help me, yes!" "


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“This was such a sweet film. I loved that it was a Period piece and a Romantic comedy all rolled into one satisfying package of fun and charming cinema. Watch it if you haven't already, because you won't be disappointed” read more

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Mily OK~ posted a review 2 years, 11 months ago

“For some people this move will be boring or just maybe to long. But I love it. I just adore that age music, clothing, people manners. This is like a fairytale staring - Miss Pettingrew. Nice Cinderella story.” read more

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johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 7 months ago

A charming movie

“I thought it was pretty good. I really like Frances McDormand and she was very good as usual and Amy Adams was just perfect for the role. It was a beautiful movie aswell(decors, costums, mood, directing,...). It is nothing great but it is enjoyable movie and it is definitely worth a look.” read more

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Every Woman Will Have Her Day.

“''Not everything comes along just when we want it. There are times when decisions just have to be made, or you certainly will miss out.''

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Amy Adams; Delysia Lafosse

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a lovely, quaint film breathing life into the romantic comedy genre. The film shows the benefit of submerging to literature for inspiration and it develops its characters well because of it. Miss Pettigrew and Delysia both possess the characteristics the other lacks and compliment themselves, throughout the entire 90 ” read more

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Making your luck

“I remember seeing the preview for this movie this past winter, and thinking it looked interesting. But what I saw was nothing like what I'd expected. Francis and Amy did an incredible job of pulling my interest throughout the story, and the setting was one that I find quite fascinating--England in the late thirties.

Francis's character is easy to empathise with, even if Amy's is not. She's the common woman just trying to make her way in a hard world (not unlike the world of today). Amy's is a flitting gadabout that is fun to watch, even as you want to pin her to a chair and tell her to grown up.

Most of all, I enjoy the idea of the story--one day that changes both womens' lives. Francis finds her place in life, and Amy makes the choice for her future.

T” read more

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