• 电影名称 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

  • ——One Chance Meeting, Two Changed Lives
  • 中文名称 克来蒙的帕妃小姐
  •  类型  喜剧 / 戏剧
  •  国家  英国 / 美国
  •  语言  英语
  •  时长  1 hr 48 min (108 min)
  • 上映时间 15 May 2008 (Argentina)
I went into the Paris Theatre in New York last night, more as a refugefrom the merciless weather that anything else. What a wonderful andunexpected surprise. Joan Plowright plays a widow who decides to liveher last years of her life as an independent woman in a smallretirement hotel in London. I'm n...
There is much to admire in this surprising little movie. Joan Plowrightgives one of the best performances of her career and that's no smallclaim. I connected with her immediately, she did reminded me of my owngrandmother and I must admit I found myself with tears running down myface. Her brief encou...
"Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont" is the right vehicle for Joan Plowrightin which to shine. As guided by Dan Ireland, this bittersweet novel byElizabeth Taylor about a genteel world in our time gets a greattreatment for the screen by Ruth Sacks.Mrs. Palfrey is a woman of independent means that decides...
You know the difference between your Mom's home made,hand-made-with-love cookies and the mass produced things in thesupermarket? Well Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont is a hand-made-with-lovemovie.I can't imagine anyone not being moved by this story of a friendshipbetween and elderly (and still beautifu...
MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT is an adaptation by Ruth Sacks of thebook by British novelist Elizabeth Taylor (1912 - 1975) and directedwith consummate skill by Dan Ireland. It is a showcase for theextraordinary talents of Dame Joan Plowright who owns the title roleand of relative newcomer Rupert Fri...
I attended a screening of this film and was so touched by it that I amstill thinking of all the things I wished i could of said, could ofdone, and should of done with my own grandmother -- if she was stillhere today. for anyone who has ever had a grandmother or grandfather orneeded a friend and foun...
When I was eleven years old, I was sent away to boarding school in theEnglish spa town of Malvern, where I spent the three worst and mostmiserable years of my life. Three times per term, my parents wereallowed to visit for what were called exeat weekends, and when theydid, they stayed at one of the ...
MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT is an elegant, moving story of a lovelywoman of age on a journey to find something meaningful again in herlife and literally "trips" into the life of a young man on his ownjourney to find himself as a writer. Many will think of HAROLD ANDMAUDE, but MRS. PALFREY is a muc...
A powerful, yet subtle film that will touch anyone with a pulse. JoanPlowright is a gift from God, and no wonder Laurence Olivier marriedher. What a breathtaking performance! Rupert Friend is another reasonto state that the best actors are coming out of England. He matchesDame Plowright's prowess wi...
You know when a director with the last name of Ireland does a filmabout a Scottish lady coming to London that there's got to be somemajor appeal.Independent film lovers will cheer for MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT, astory with a strong script, excellent acting, and some sumptuousEnglish scenery.Joan...
This film has everything - unique locations - lovable, quirkycharacters - a heartfelt story - honest, understated directing -superior acting.Mrs. Palfrey is an elderly lady who decides to spend some time in aresidence hotel in London. There she leads a pleasant but lonely lifelooking back upon her l...
Dame Joan Plowright plays an elderly, recently widowed woman whoattempts to cope with her grief and loneliness by moving into aresidential hotel in west central London. She intends this as anextended fling, the outcome of which is uncertain to her, providingsome sense of adventure, which is really w...
Joan Plowright is good in this, and I imagine the producers onlysecured funding on the strength of her signing up to it. I had beenlooking forward to seeing this for ages - it sounded just my kind offilm - and was very pleased to get the DVD this week.But the film is so disappointing. A key part of ...
Old age these days seems like a curse. The scientists are trying toextend the longevity of life, but we don't know what to do with oldpeople. They remind us of passage and ravages of time. Wrinkles onone's face are not inviting respect but shame and panic. This lovelylittle movie tells a common stor...
Every plot development in this movie, a meditation on life, death,love, poetic inspiration, and family ties, is hackneyed and accordinglytotally predictable, but it satisfies just the same. The secret, Ithink, is the beauty which the cinematographer has wrung out of London,a preposterously gorgeous ...
I rarely take the time to write a review on any website, but afterwatching this film, I had to add my comments in the hopes that morepeople will watch this movie. This is one of the finest films I haveever seen, and to be sure, one of the most touching. Joan Plowrightdeserved at least an Oscar nomin...
My wife and I are in our sixties, on the cusp of the people who livedin the Claremont. Memories dim, connections become tenuous, and thegood moments are all the more precious. As we watched it at home in ourden, just the two of us together, without a word to each other, werealized our good fortune t...
Many reviewers are using words like "lovely" and "beautiful" todescribe this film. I agree, and I want to add: "peaceful and calm". Ifyou're in the mood for action, excitement and thrills, choose somethingelse. Your blood pressure won't rise while watching this movie; it willfall.Normally I don't li...
Mrs. Palfrey (Joan Plowright) plays and widow who has chosenindependence over life living with family and feeling an inconvenient.She moves to London to a Retirement Hotel, there she meets several"characters" no of whom she finds similar to herself. So sheexperiences a different type of loneliness, ...
"Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont" is perfect for Joan Plowright. Directedby Dan Ireland, the film is based on one of Elizabeth Taylor'sbrilliant novels.Mrs. Palfrey is a woman of limited independent finances who decides tospend her declining years in a seen better days London hotel.The hotel is home t...
"Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont" is one of the best movies I have everseen. This movie made me think about life, about things that shouldreally matter. It truly touched my heart and reminded me of timepassing by and also of the surprises fate can bring. The acting was great. You could actually be a p...
Taking a cue (in an albeit more restrained way) from where HAROLD ANDMAUDE left off, Dame Elizabeth Taylor's poignant story MRS PALFREY ATTHE CLAREMONT gets a simple but utterly engaging translation unto thebig screen and becomes a quiet, but emotionally satisfying comedy-dramaof manners that is muc...
A splendid film and a profound experience. A masterpiece of old fashionstyle, romantic, dramatic, subtle, touching, beautiful, delicate,cruel, mixture of deep emotions and slices of nostalgic revelation ofworld. French atmosphere and charming acting. Brilliant dialogs and aform of elenchos method. A...
What an absolutely charming, touching, perfect movie. I saw it today soit is fresh in my mind. The acting is just superb. I recognize many ofthe actors from British television series.One actor I had NOT seen before, the heartthrob that plays the youngman. He is apparently a newcomer named Rupert Fri...
I've got to be honest with you, I knew nothing about this film until agood friend and cinema buff informed me he had just seen thisstraightforward, uncomplicated, yet beautiful film. With completerespect and trust for my friend's taste, I summoned my wife and foundMrs. Palfrey at my local "indie" th...
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