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Mrs Dalloway (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  20 February 1998 (USA)
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In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.

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Richard Dalloway
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London, summer 1923. Clarissa, MP Richard Dalloway's wife, sets out on a beautiful morning; she's shopping for flowers for her party that evening. At the same time Septimus Warren Smith, a young man who survived the battlefields of Europe, is suffering from a nightmarish delayed-onset form of shell-shock. Clarissa's nearly-grown daughter is distant, and preoccupied. In the course of one day, Peter, Clarissa's passionate old suitor, returns from India and is invited to her party; Settimus commits suicide; Clarissa relives a day in her youth (and her reasons for her choice of a life with the reliable Richard Dalloway). Written by Eileen Berdon <eberdon@aol.com>

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Rated PG-13 for emotional elements and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway  »

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$90,127 (USA) (20 February 1998)

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$3,263,672 (USA) (19 June 1998)
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Peter Walsh: Oh what snobs the English are. How they love dressing up and doing homage. Look at them!
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Just a Song at Twilight
Composed by J.L. Molloy (as James Molloy)
Lyrics by G. Clifton Bingham (as Clifton Bingham)
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Very good.
9 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much, although I really loved the novel a bit more, but that's always the case it seems. Vanessa Redgrave and Natasha McElhone make a GREAT older/younger version of each other, and Rupert Graves gives a stellar performance as a young man dealing with the impact of war. This is a gently told tale, but it's done very well. Worth a look.


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