The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • 2011
  • UK
  • 1h 58min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: John Madden
  • Written by: Ol Parker
  • Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson
  • UK release: 24 February 2012

Despite an irresistible army of pension-age talent including Dench, Smith and Wilkinson, all on excellent form, this story about a group of unconnected British retirees who come to the titular hotel in Jaipur and find resolution for their various issues and challenges, feels too calculated to offer anything more than disposable entertainment at best, and cheaply manipulative emotional kicks at worst.

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