Ladies In Lavender
- 103 min
- Directed by: Charles Dance
- Written by: Charles Dance
- Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Natascha McElhone
Adapted by the thespian from the story by William J Locke, this 1930s-set tale stars the two grand dames of British film, Smith and Dench, as two aeging sisters who share a cottage. But when a Polish violinist ('Goodbye Lenin''s Brühl) is washed up near their home, their staid existence is shattered. Tailor-made for the blue rinse brigade. Some viewers may find this too fossilised a fare, but it's likeable all the same.
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Aging spinster sisters Ursula (Judi Dench) and Janet (Maggie Smith) discover a young man (Daniel Brühl) near death on the beach by their home in a small Cornish fishing village. Taking him in, they discover that he is Andrea, a violinist from Krakow, Poland, who had been swept off an ocean liner on which he was sailing to a fresh start in America. Although Ursula feels an unfamiliar spark of infatuation for the handsome young musician, propriety suggests the attraction must remain unspoken.
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