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Venus

Venus
  • 2006
  • UK
  • 94 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Written by: Hanif Kureishi
  • Cast: Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Jodie Whittaker, Richard Griffiths, and Vanessa Redgrave
  • Website: www.venus-themovie.com

Maurice (O'Toole) and Ian (Phillips) are a couple of veteran actors who spend their decrepitude drinking, bitching and visiting the theatre until Ian's troublesome niece Jessie (Whittaker) comes to stay, and Maurice finds himself falling for her brash northern charms. 'Withnail and I: The Pensioner Years' when it's good; a real waste when it isn't.

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Venus

15 Jan 20073 stars

This film would probably make more money if they renamed it Withnail and I: The Pensioner Years, because that’s what it most closely resembles when it’s good. Maurice (Peter O’Toole) and Ian (Leslie Phillips) are a couple of veteran actors who spend…

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