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A Good Woman -- A seductress lures away the husband of a younger woman.
A Good Woman -- While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).
A Good Woman -- While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).


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Writers (WGA):
Oscar Wilde (play)
Howard Himelstein (screenplay)
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Release Date:
13 May 2005 (Ireland) See more »
Seduction. Sex. Scandal. She's the talk of the town. See more »
While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore). Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Helen Hunt ... Mrs. Erlynne

Scarlett Johansson ... Meg Windermere

Milena Vukotic ... Contessa Lucchino

Stephen Campbell Moore ... Lord Darlington
Mark Umbers ... Robert Windemere

Roger Hammond ... Cecil

John Standing ... Dumby

Tom Wilkinson ... Tuppy

Giorgia Massetti ... Alessandra

Diana Hardcastle ... Lady Plymdale
Shara Orano ... Francesca
Jane How ... Mrs. Stutfield
Bruce McGuire ... Waiter Joe
Michael Stromme ... Hotel Desk Clerk
Antonio Barbaro ... Paulo
Valentina D'Uva ... Giuseppina, Glove Shop Girl
Filippo Santoro ... Old Man
Augusto Zucchi ... Antique Shop Keeper
Carolina Levi ... Dress Shop Salesgirl
Daniela Stanga ... Dress Shop Owner
Arianna Mansi ... Stella's Maid 1
Camilla Bertocci ... Stella's Maid 2
Nichola Aigner ... Mrs. Gowper

Directed by
Mike Barker 
Writing credits
Oscar Wilde (play "Lady Windermere's Fan")

Howard Himelstein (screenplay)

Produced by
Liam Badger .... executive producer
Kimberly Barnes .... associate producer (as Kim Barnes)
Roberto Bessi .... co-producer
Mikael Borglund .... executive producer
Hilary Davis .... executive producer
Jimmy de Brabant .... executive producer (as Jimmy De Brabant)
Michael Dounaev .... executive producer
Jonathan English .... producer
John Evangelides .... executive producer
Alan Greenspan .... producer
Antonio Guadalupi .... co-producer
Howard Himelstein .... producer
Duncan Hopper .... executive producer
Sara Janasz .... assistant producer
Julie-Anne Lee Kinney .... associate producer (as Julie Anne Lee-Kinney)
David Nichols .... supervising producer
Denise O'Dell .... co-producer
James Pass .... assistant producer
Rupert Preston .... executive producer
Sally Robinson .... associate producer
Steven Siebert .... producer
Fiona Spillard .... assistant producer
Original Music by
Richard G. Mitchell 
Cinematography by
Ben Seresin (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Neil Farrell 
Casting by
Daniel Hubbard 
John Hubbard 
Production Design by
Ben Scott 
Art Direction by
Pier Luigi Basile  (as Pierluigi Basile)
Set Decoration by
Marina Pinzuti Ansolini  (as Marina Pinzuti)
Barbara Cicero 
Costume Design by
John Bloomfield 
Makeup Department
Francesca Buffarello .... makeup artist
Federico Carretti .... additional makeup artist
Elena Gregorini .... hair stylist
Teresa Hinton .... hair stylist (as Theresa Hinton)
Anne Oldham .... makeup designer
Stefania Petrini .... hair stylist
Rosabella Russo .... makeup artist
Alex Volpe .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Jean-Marie Allin .... project manager: Thema
Francesco Belfiore .... unit manager
Andrea Costantini .... production manager
Marco Greco .... production manager
Alistair Hopkins .... post-production supervisor
Alessandra Lentini .... unit manager
Gianluca Leurini .... production supervisor
Marco Olivieri .... unit manager
Tiziano Tomei .... assistant production manager
Simona Vescovi .... unit manager: preparation
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Detlef Issel .... second second assistant director
Alberto Mangiante .... first assistant director
Barbara Pastrovich .... second assistant director
Art Department
Gaetano Amato .... laborer
Romano Bellucci .... carpenter
Rosario Calascibetta .... carpenter
Giancarlo Carbonaro .... swing gang
Mariano Colace .... carpenter
Claudia Cosenza .... assistant art director
Leonardo Fabbri .... painter
Marco Ficorella .... assistant property master
Andrea Gaeta .... assistant art director
Cosimo Giannuzzi .... swing gang
Eduardo Lima .... graphic artist
Roberto Masotti .... swing gang
Miraphora Mina .... graphic artist (as Mirafora Caruso)
Giuliano Pannuti .... assistant art director
Silvio Paolillo .... laborer
Lamberto Ricciardi .... painter
Ida Sagnotti .... art department buyer
Claudio Stefani .... prop swing
Claudio Stefani .... property master
Alessandro Vannucci .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Maurizio Argentieri .... sound mixer
Antonio Barba .... boom operator
Howard Bargroff .... sound re-recording mixer
Courtney Bishop .... adr recordist: Los Angeles
Owen Bleasdale .... foley editor
Owen Bleasdale .... foley recordist
Dan Green .... adr recordist: London
Tony Jenkins .... adr supervisor: Los Angeles
Dan Johnson .... second sound re-recording mixer
Melissa Lake .... foley artist
Gareth Llewellyn .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Miriam Ludbrook .... supervising dialogue editor
Zak Melemendjian .... assistant dialogue editor (as Peter 'Zak' Melemendjian)
Michael Miller .... adr mixer: Los Angeles (as Michael S. Miller)
Vincenzo Nardi .... boom operator
Bernard O'Reilly .... supervising sound editor
Lionel Selwyn .... foley artist
Andrew Stirk .... foley re-recording mixer
Graeme Stoten .... adr recordist: London
David Turner .... sound technical supervisor (as DSave Turner)
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Tiberio Angeloni .... special effects technician
Franco Galiano .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Tim Baxter .... film recording
Dimitri Delacovias .... digital matte artist: Double Negative
Stephen Elson .... visual effects producer: Baseblack
Fay McConkey .... visual effects producer: Double Negative
Charlie Noble .... visual effects supervisor: Double Negative
Paul Poetsch .... digital compositor: Baseblack
Petra Schwane .... digital compositor: Baseblack
Val Wardlaw .... visual effects supervisor: Baseblack
Paul Alexiou .... runner: Double Negative (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Daffina Alessandro .... grip: second unit
Leonardo Beltrame .... electrician
Roberto Bianchi .... electrician
Paolo Bovi .... grip
Fausto Cancellieri .... grip
Giancarlo Checchi .... generator operator
Andrea Fioravanti .... grip
Marco Francescon .... generator operator
Cristiano Galzerano .... grip
Emanuele Leurini .... focus puller: second unit
Stefano Marino .... gaffer
Giuseppe Meloni .... best boy
Dario Mormile .... video assistant
Michele Pellegrini .... electrician
Francisco Pintore .... clapper loader
Francisco Pintore .... second assistant "a" camera
Flaviano Ricci .... grip
Salvatore Ruberto .... electrician
Stefano Salemme .... clapper loader
Liviu Ciprian Suhar .... video assistant
Doriano Torriero .... key grip
Riccardo Umetelli .... focus puller
Marco Sticchi .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Abigail Barbier .... adr voice casting
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
Sarah Hanna .... casting assistant
Tamara Notcutt .... senior casting assistant: UK (as Tamara Lee Notcutt)
Lilia Trapani .... casting: Italy, Studio T
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Contino .... seamstress
Gianni Florio .... costume production assistant
Anna Lombardi .... costume design supervisor
Vanessa Meadows .... costume dresser (as Vanessa Crane)
Lior Ozan .... costume production assistant
Lucilla Simbari .... costume assistant
Maria Pia Viselli .... seamstress
Editorial Department
Dan Farrell .... first assistant editor (as Daniel Farrell)
Massimo Gubinelli .... color timer
Martin Walsh .... color grader: Technicolor, London
Location Management
Gianni A. Graziol .... location manager (as Gianni Grazioli)
Alessandra Lentini .... location manager
Claude Ludovicy .... location consultant
Daniele Modesti .... location manager
Marco Olivieri .... location manager
Music Department
Bernard Archard .... specialist: music equipment hire
Malcolm Archer .... musician: singer, counter tenor
James Belchamber .... specialist: music equipment hire
Suzi Isles Buck .... assistant to composer
Rebecca Gatrell .... music clearance: Hot House Music Ltd. (as Becca Gatrell)
Andrew Glen .... music editor (as Andy Glen)
Chlöe Green .... specialist: music equipment hire
Andy Hague .... musician: trumpet
Karen Lesley .... music representative: score recording facility, Astley Hall Studio
Gerard McCann .... music editor
Richard G. Mitchell .... music arranger
Richard G. Mitchell .... score producer
Joseph Sinski .... musician: double bass
Harry Thompson .... musician: drums
Simon Turner .... musician: cello
Ben Waghorn .... musician: clarinet and tenor sax
Kieron White .... musician: singer, choir boy
Peter Whitfield .... musician: violin
Transportation Department
Livio Aurelio .... driver
Andrea Bianchi .... driver: grip van
Maurizio Bisceglia .... driver
Manlio Calabretta .... driver: triple banger
Luca Cardillo .... driver: Ms. Hunt
Massimiliano Cedroni .... driver: grip truck
Giulio De Renzi .... driver: wardrobe truck
Carlo Di Bianca .... driver: motorhome, Mr. Wilkinson
Fabio Garofoli .... period vehicle technician
Luigi Gianforchetti .... driver: motorhome, Ms.Hu
Enrico Gualatrucci .... driver: camera truck
Savino La Stella .... driver: Mr. Wilkinson
Fabrizio Leone .... driver
Roberto Leone .... transportation coordinator
Mauricio Maggi .... period vehicle coordinator
Attilio Moro .... transportation coordinator
Carlo Nevola .... driver: makeup and hair trailer
Sergio Pirri .... driver: Ms. Johansson
Tonino Quaranta .... driver: motorhome, Ms. Johanssen
Gianluca Rosetta .... driver: triple banger
Andrea Sassaroli .... driver: electric truck
C.S. Stiffi .... transportation supplier
Other crew
Lars Arnold .... production assistant
Lars C. Arnold .... production assistant
Alessandro Baragli .... production assistant: rushes
Simona Batistelli .... production coordinator
Claudio Bellincampi .... production assistant
Moon Blauner .... personal assistant: Ms. Hunt
Pauline Burt .... risk manager (as Pauline Larkkom)
Cecilia Buys .... assistant: Mr. Barker
Gianni Carpentieri .... financial controller: Italy
Marcello Chimenti .... production assistant
Giuseppe Citro .... production assistant
Gabriele Colecchia .... production assistant
Michele De Leo .... cashier
Alberto De Stefani .... account head
Rita Della Rocca .... assistant accountant: Italy
Cristina Ecija .... assistant to co-producer: Spain
Carla Ferroni .... production coordinator
Jim Hajicosta .... financial controller
Detlef Issel .... production assistant
Alfonso Liguori .... assistant crowd marshall
Alessandro Mazzini .... assistant accountant: Italy
Andrea Minerva .... production assistant
Kami Naghdi .... legal services
Massimo Nardi .... first aid
Daniela Ovi .... assistant production coordinator
Luigi Palmulli .... crowd marshall
Giuseppe Palumbo .... assistant: Mr. Greenspan
Giorgia Passarelli .... production supervisor assistant
Denis Pedregosa .... vice president of production: KanZaman
Orlando Pedregosa .... legal: KanZaman
Patrizia Pierucci .... payroll accountant
Jason Potter .... assistant accountant: UK
Francesca Rinaldi .... assistant accountant
Stephen Salter .... Production Executive
Aaron Sandler .... assistant: Mr. Greenspan
Serenella Severini .... consultant: Ministerio per I Beni e le Attivitá Culturali
Giulia Sirignani .... personal assistant: Ms. Hunt
Sally Steele .... film publicist
Paul Swann .... consultant: color, Technicolor, London
Tiziano Tomei .... production assistant
Giorgio Tregnaghi .... chief production accountant: Italy
Edoardo Trowse .... production trainee
Lori Wyant .... script supervisor

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Rated PG for thematic material, sensuality and language
93 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Australia:G (TV rating) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Germany:0 | Hong Kong:IIA | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:AL | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate #41870)

Did You Know?

Joseph Fiennes was originally offered the role of Lord Darlington, but turned it down to play Bassanio in Michael Radford's adaptation of The Merchant of Venice (2004).See more »
Anachronisms: In the scene where Meg is painting her nails (after discovering her husband has been writing checks to Mrs. Erlynne), the nail varnish clearly has a gray plastic lid, which wouldn't have been available in this era.See more »
Cecil:My dear Tuppy, in this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it. The last is very much the worst. The last is a real tragedy.See more »
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92 out of 107 people found the following review useful.
Good, Light Fun, 27 September 2004
Author: andrevellozo from Rio de Janeiro

Hi everyone... This is my first ever review, so I'll see how it goes... I just saw this a few hours ago here at the Rio Film Festival and I have to say, it was one of the most charming films I've seen this year. Those who know Oscar Wilde's work should know that it is mostly based on dialog, and this is no different.. but most of it is so hilarious that even people who can't stand talk-based movies should have a good time. The real star of the show here is, in my opinion, Tom Wilkinson. Helen Hunt and Scarlett Johansson are both very good (as is most of the cast), but Wilkinson is so endearingly silly that you can't help but care for him more than the others. So what keeps it from being a stunner? The same thing that makes it good: it's the type of film you forget very easily. Nothing is ever too serious about the film and even though that is a pivotal thing in making it such a good time, it also makes it very easy for the film to slip out of your mind once it's over. Also, another thing I noticed (and thought was kind of weird, actually) was how uneven the cinematography was. You'd have one shot that was really beautiful and lush followed by one that seemed a little rushed, and not particularly worked on (those who have seen Barry Lyndon should notice that some shots, in my opinion, are incredibly similar, though sunnier - hopefully a reference, not a rip-off). But, by all means, go see it. It is a wonderful film to see with someone special, and should provide some very quotable one-liners once it comes out.

A romantic comedy that is as sleek as it is clever? If that's not enough reason to go to the movies, I don't know what is. Thanks for reading, bye!

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