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Gosford Park (2001)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  4 January 2002 (USA)
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Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.

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Set in the 1930s, the story takes place in an old-fashioned English country house where a weekend shooting party is underway. The story centers on the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, William McCordle. Getting on in years, William has become benefactor to many of his relatives and friends. As the weekend goes on, secrets are revealed, and it seems everyone, above stairs and below, wants a piece of William and his money, but how far will they go to get it? Written by Ashley <AMTOT@aol.com>

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Tea At Four. Dinner At Eight. Murder At Midnight.

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Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 January 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$68,666 (South Africa) (6 September 2002)

Gross:

$178,641 (South Africa) (27 September 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During group scenes, director Robert Altman had two cameras going at all times, moving about (out of each other's shot, of course). His intention was to prevent the actors from acting to the camera but instead to play the scene more naturalistically. See more »

Goofs

When the butler goes into the servants' quarters to tell Lord Williams' valet the police wants to talk to him, Mrs. Wilson's door is closed. In the next scene the door is opened. See more »

Quotes

Morris Weissman: [after Jennings suggests Mr. Weissman choose his own breakfast items] Oh, like cafeteria style?
Baron Raymond Stockbridge: The Englishman is never waited on at breakfast.
Morris Weissman: Well, that's interesting, because an American is. I'll make a note of that.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits it says that the real Ivor Novello never took part in the fictional events portrayed in the film. See more »

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References Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

And Her Mother Came Too
(1921)
Sung by Jeremy Northam
Music by Ivor Novello
Lyrics by Dion Titheradge
© Ascherberg Hopwood & Crew Limited
By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Ltd.
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Not for everyone
17 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish I was more surprised that there are so many negative comments, but I'm not. This is not American Pie. It's a beautifully acted and very well written film for adults with an attention span of more than 5 minutes. Concentrate, it's worth it. I don't give 10's easily. This is a 10!


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