Ladies In Lavender

Ladies In Lavender

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Average of 1044 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2004 M Contains low level offensive language.

The story of two sisters who saved a stranger, and the stranger who stole their hearts.

It's 1936, and two sisters, Janet and Ursula Widdington (Maggie Smith and Judi Dench), are at their beach house in Cornwall for some rest and relaxation.

But their idyll is interrupted when they chance upon a mystery man awash on the beach and decide to nurse him back to health. Turns out he's Andrea (Daniel Bruhl), a violinist who was bound for America when his ship encountered trouble. Before long, he takes the quiet fishing village by storm.

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100 minutes

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Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
English Dolby Digital 2.0

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4 by Joy

Delightful, slightly quirky, an excellent little British movie. Superb Judi Dench, as always. She is a complete gem, and otstanding actress.

5 by David J.

An exquisite film, beautifully acted by the two Grand Dames of the British theatre as sisters who rescue a handsome young stranger washed ashore on the bleak coast of Cornwall and the effect this has... Read more

5 by Kel

My wife watched this while I was away. She never writes reviews but she did tell me that she thoroughly enjoyed this film; she does not generally speak so well of any films.

1 by Bruce2

crap crap crap...........................................................................................................

3 by Cee Cee

A poignant film. For those, with limited opportunities for love, the result is impossible infatuations, and for others, opportunities, created by happenstance, lead to great acclaim.

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4.5 by addy

A genuine charmer with two of the best actresses in the business, which thankfully avoids too much sugar. It was more successful at the box office in NZ than anywhere else in the world. It would be... Read more

3 by Cockatoo

Had seen this at the movies, but the second viewing revealed a lot of short comings, including being annoyed that Judi Dench plays such a weak role.

5 by misky

This such a sweet film although I'm sure it could be seen to be crap by some. Almost definitely a girls movie, but if you're a man and into intriguing and bittersweet drama, then you'd like it. A lovely story, great acting.

4 by Josemay

An interesting and entertaining story showing the dominance of one sister over another and the attraction younger men can have for older women and vise verca, a theme not often portrayed in films but... Read more

4 by marjidors

I watched this again as I enjoyed it so much the first time.

It just goes to show that love is not just for the young.