My Old Lady
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Israel Horovitz
- Cast: Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott-Thomas
- UK release: 21 November 2014
Mathias (Kline), a penniless New Yorker, travels to Paris to claim the apartment bequeathed to him by his father, except that 92-year-old Mathilde (Smith) and her daughter Chloe (Scott Thomas) already live there. The directorial debut of 75-year-old playwright Horovitz is an enjoyable, soft-centred tale of guilty secrets, perhaps too neatly resolved but a sophisticated delight.
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My Old Lady10 Sep 2014
Toronto International Film Festival: Maggie Smith excels in a witty, sophisticated drama
Israel Horovitz should be considered a source of encouragement for anyone in the autumn of their lives. A vastly prolific playwright, occasional screenwriter (Author! Author!) and father of Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, he has now made his directorial…
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