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A Month by the Lake (1995)

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For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other ... See full summary »

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Major Wilshaw
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Signora Fascioli
Carlo Cartier ...
Mr. Bonizzoni
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Vittorio Balsari
Natalia Bizzi ...
Signora Bonizzoni
Frances Nacman ...
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Paolo Lombardi ...
Enrico
Riccardo Rossi ...
Guido
Sonia Martinelli ...
Maria
Veronica Wells ...
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Carlotta Bresciani ...
Bonizzoni Angel
Bianca Tognocchi ...
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For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw arrives. He suggests they meet for cocktails and Miss Bentley stands him up -- not even thinking about it -- as she helps the new nanny of an Italian family settle in. Miss Beaumont, a tall, young American who has dropped out of finishing school in Switzerland, is bored and finds some amusement in flirting with the major, whose libido is awakened for the first time since before the great war. And Miss Bentley now finds more about the major to admire than his ears. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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A charming, wealthy English gentleman. Two beautiful women. If it only takes a moment to fall in love, imagine what can happen in...

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Rated PG for moments of sensuality | See all certifications »
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22 September 1995 (USA)  »

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$2,196,534 (USA)
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Edward Fox and Uma Thurman had previously co-starred in Robin Hood (1991), which was also directed by John Irvin. See more »

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When Miss Bentley is listening to the BBC broadcast it reports a meeting between British prime minister Winston Churchill and German foreign minister Ribbentrop over German demands that, if not granted, would lead to war. Churchill did not become prime minister until after the war had begun; the prime minister before the war was Neville Chamberlain. See more »

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Miss Bentley: The story begins on Lake Como, many years ago during the last fantastic summer before the war.
Miss Bentley: Returning to the lake has always seemed like coming home. Everyone is so friendly. Everyone is welcome. The Villa Barbianello basks all day long in the lakeside sun, which is hotter than usual for late April.
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Aida
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
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Wonderful Romance for mature people
15 February 2001 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

I chose this movie for our Valentine's night movie and it was perfect! It is a romance for and about mature people -- that is, people in the later years of their lives. If you are in your teens or even 20's, this movie may not appeal to you. And if you like hot, sweaty sexual scenes, it will definitely disappoint. It is flirtatious, funny, elegant, tasteful, uplifting and amusing. The scenery and setting at Lake Como, Italy in 1937 are serene and beautiful. They don't make many movies like this anymore; finding this 1995 jewel was a rare pleasure.


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