A Good Year

A Good Year
  • 2006
  • US
  • 1h 58min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Written by: Screenplay:, Marc Klein, Novel:, Peter Mayle
  • Cast: Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander, Freddie Highmore
  • Language: English,, French
  • Website: www.agoodyear.com

Scott's gladiator (Crowe) plays Max Skinner, a London stockbroker who inherits his uncle's chateau and failing vineyard and begrudgingly discovers happiness in a slower pace of life. Jaunty, cheeky and colourful, 'A Good Year' has a good nose, even if it fails to linger on the palate.

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A Good Year

10 Oct 20063 stars

On the page it sounds like a bloody cheek. Knackered from directing his Moroccan medieval epic, Kingdom of Heaven, Ridley Scott takes a paid holiday in the south of France (where he has a house) and tosses off a film adapted from a novel penned by an…

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