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Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 98 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
  • Written by: David Magee, Simon Beaufoy, Based on the novel by Winifred Watson
  • Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, Lee Pace

London governess Miss Pettigrew (McDormand) has just lost another job. Dumped by her agency, Miss Pettigrew manages to worm her way into the house of American wannabe starlet Delysia (Adams). Nalluri's attempts to recreate a sparkling Mitchell Leisen style romantic comedy are undone by inferior performances and the complete predictability inherent in this kind of mentally painful experience.

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

14 Aug 20082 stars

FARCE/ROMANCE (PG) 91min Opinionated, unemployable London governess Miss Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) has just lost another job. Dumped by her agency and homeless Miss Pettigrew manages to worm her way in to the house of American wannabe starlet…

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