In How About You a restless, dissatisfied young lady (The Duchess’ Atwell) gains perspective on life by working as a housekeeper among restless, dissatisfied older ladies at a genteel retirement residence that appears to be an English outpost of a Hollywood home for the aged. (Shortcut to happiness: sharing martinis, reefers, and singalongs with the oldies.) As the reigning inhabitant, Redgrave adopts the swanning gestures of Maggie Smith in this mild adaptation of a Maeve Binchy story. Other drama queens enjoying the opportunity to screech include Imelda Staunton, Brenda Fricker, and Joss Ackland as the lone growling man about the house. C+
How About You In How About You a restless, dissatisfied young lady (The Duchess' Atwell) gains perspective on life by working as a...How About YouComedy, DramaJean PasleyPT90MUnrated In How About You a restless, dissatisfied young lady (The Duchess' Atwell) gains perspective on life by working as a...2008-11-19Joss AcklandVanessa RedgraveImelda StauntonJoss Ackland, Vanessa Redgrave, Imelda Staunton
Genre: Comedy, Drama; Starring: Hayley Atwell, Joss Ackland, Vanessa Redgrave, Imelda Staunton; Director: Anthony Byrne; Author: Jean Pasley; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: Unrated
Posted January 17 2015 — 11:46 AM EST
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