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Enchanted April (1991)

 -  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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After filming wrapped, the cast and crew later remarked upon a number of supernatural experiences while filming on location in Italy. Alfred Molina reportedly felt an ice-cold hand grasp the back of his neck on a night-shoot, while Miranda Richardson felt her knee-high dress being aggressively yanked to the floor while waiting to film in an old castle. There were also several instances of crew-members having to leave the set after suddenly feeling unwell. See more »

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At the end of the movie, Mr. Briggs does not recognize Miss Caroline Dester - he reveals to be almost blind. But before, he was able to notice that Ms. Rose Arbuthnot had slightly changed her expression in reading a telegram. See more »

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Mrs. Fisher: Really!
Lottie: Really what?
Mrs. Fisher: Well... really!
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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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