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Enchanted April (1991)

PG | | Drama | 5 April 1992 (UK)
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This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a ... See full summary »

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This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment. Written by Anonymous

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It's April in Italy, and anything can happen...even love.

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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$13,200,170 (USA)
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Some of the flowers, especially the Wisteria (which forms an important part of the story, were fake. The producers speak about this in the DVD's commentary. See more »

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Near the beginning of the film, the vase of flowers at the dining table repeatedly changes between shots. See more »

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Mellersh Wilkins: Lady Caroline, housekeeping for a party that includes my wife - you render me speechless! You do know she's the daughter of Lord Dester, THE Lord Dester?
Mrs. Fisher: Ah! Well that accounts for it then. The botch-up her father made in his department during the war was a national scandal!
Mellersh Wilkins: They never could actually prove anything.
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A real treat!
13 January 2001 | by (Fairfield County CT) – See all my reviews

Had a bad day? Dog bit the mailman? Car wouldn't start? People got on your nerves? Then refresh yourself with a delightful experience.

Two women decide to pool their resources in answer to an ad for a month's rental of a villa in Italy. Due to financial circumstances, two other women join them. Two have humdrum marital lives; one is an elderly woman who prefers to live in the past; the fourth is a wealthy and beautiful woman wholly jaded by life.

As the spell of the villa permeates their spirits, each grows in her own way and is uplifted in her outlook. This also changes the people in their lives who have visited them. As they leave you know the magic of the villa will remain with them...and you will find your outlook altered, for the better. A delightfully uplifting movie!


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