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Hysteria Movie Review

Hysteria Movie Review
Title: Hysteria Director: Tanya Wexler Starring: Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Ashley Jensen, Sheridan Smith, Gemma Jones, Georgie Glen, Anna Chancellor, Rupert Everett Period pieces often get a bad rap simply by virtue of the fact that so many of them center around stuffy romantic hand-wringing, and so they perpetuate the idea that there exists between the various generations an impenetrable chasm of behavioral dissimilarity and fractured emotional resonance. The utterly delightful “Hysteria,” however, explodes that myth. A sly yet seriously mounted comedy that plays like a post-war Ealing Studios pin-prick satire of British character and society, director Tanya Wexler’s film, about events leading up to the [ Read More ]
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Good Vibrations For "Hysteria"

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Sneak Peek a new poster and trailer supporting the upcoming Brit romantic comedy feature, "Hysteria", directed by Tanya Wexler, starring Felicity Jones, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy.

Set in the English 'Victorian' era, the film centers on the invention of the 'vibrator', with the film's title referencing the once-common medical diagnosis of 'female hysteria'.

Along with Jones, Gyllenhaal and Dancy, cast includes Rupert Everett, Jonathan Pryce, Anna Chancellor, Gemma Jones, Tobias Menzies, Sheridan Smith, Kate Linder, David Ryall, Dominic Borrelli, Georgie Glen, Malcolm Rennie, Jonathan Rhodes, Jules Werner, Elisabet Johannesdottir, Kim Criswell, Leila Schaus, Catherine Meunier and Corinna Marlowe.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Hysteria"...
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Toronto: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy create good vibrations with 'Hysteria'

Toronto: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy create good vibrations with 'Hysteria'
In the prudish days of Victorian England, a quarter of London’s female population suffered from hysteria — a misguided catch-all medical diagnosis of female malaise, melancholia, and anxiety. Suffering women of means found treatment from male medical specialists — quacks actually — who offered “pelvic massage.” Fortunately, there was a brilliant doctor willing to roll up his sleeves and get to the heart of the matter. In Hysteria, a romantic comedy that premiered Thursday night at the Toronto Film Festival, Hugh Dancy portrays Mortimer Granville, the buttoned-up but idealistic inventor of the vibrator. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays the progressive daughter of London’s
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy Probe Female Orgasms (watch!)

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Maggie Gyllenhaall, Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce are mothers of invention in their new film “Hysteria.” It’s about the advent of female orgasms, which women have been faking ever since. The romantic comedy also stars Rupert Everett, Felicity Jones, Ashley Jensen, Gemma Jones, Anna Chancellor, Tobias Menzies and Georgie Glen. The film is also an exploration of the female orgasm as women came into their own during an era that was known for propriety, but was far racier than history suggests.
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Trailer for Victorian vibrator rom-com 'Hysteria.' Yes you heard right!

We have added the first trailer for Victorian romantic comedy "Hysteria." The film, based on actual events, is about the invention of the invention of the women's vibrator."Hysteria" stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Rupert Everett, Felicity Jones, Jonathan Pryce, Anna Chancellor, Gemma Jones, Tobias Menzies, Sheridan Smith, Kate Linder, David Ryall, Dominic Borrelli, Georgie Glen, Malcolm Rennie and Jonathan Rhodes.Watch the trailer below in various definitions;A release date for "Hysteria" is yet to be announced, but it will make its world premiere next month at the Toronto Film Festival.The comedy focuses on the events leading up to the invention of the vibrator in Victorian-era England.
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Hysteria Trailer Features Maggie Gyllenhaal & Invention of the Vibrator

Premiering at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, Hysteria stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Pryce, and Felicity Jones. The movie is directed by Tanya Wexler and will hit theaters this fall. Written by Jonah Lisa Dyer & Stephen Dyer, Hysteria is a romantic comedy about the true story of the Victorian era gynecologists who invented a device that freed women sexually and socially: the vibrator. The film is directed by Tanya Wexler (Finding North) and produced by Sarah Curtis, Judy Cairo, and Tracey Becker. It stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Ashley Jensen, Gemma Jones, Anna Chancellor, Tobias Menzies, and Georgie Glen.
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