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These Foolish Things (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  10 March 2006 (UK)
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A young actress seeks to follow in her famous mother's footsteps.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Lucas ...
Lily Evans
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Stage Manager
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Miss Abernethy
Roisin Goodall ...
Diana 3 Years Old
Sinead Goodall ...
Diana 8 Years Old
Jordan Metcalfe ...
Garstin 14 Years Old
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Douglas 14 Years Old
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Mrs. Bannock
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Rev. Bannock
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Diana Shaw
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Garstin
John Broad ...
Tavistock Hotel Porter
Tatina de Marinis ...
Tall Girl
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Dolly Nightingale
Joan Blackham ...
Mrs. Griffin
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A young actress seeks to follow in her famous mother's footsteps.

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10 March 2006 (UK)  »

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W cieniu matki  »

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Originally Norman Wisdom was to have played Albert, but he decided to retire the day after his 90th Birthday and was replaced by Joss Ackland See more »

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These Foolish Things
Written by Jack Strachey & Eric Maschwitz (as Holt Marvell)
Performed by Judith Owen
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A Pleasant Evening's Entertainment
6 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We watched this film at home from a DVD and found it a pleasing alternative to the garbage being shown at the local multiplex. Since we obtained the DVD from a local library, saving $20. and avoiding the cell phones in a theatre was an added bonus. We thought Zoe Tapper was endearing in the primary role and the other Brits supporting her all did a stellar job. We thought the American additions Angelica Huston and Lauren Bacall contributed little and would have preferred Judi Dench and Francesca Annis but that's reaching for the stars. Always enjoy the films of the World War II era because their music is so far superior to what passes for melody in contemporary "music." Finally, we had the bonus of the special features showing the director and cast commenting on the production of the film. If a sentimental couple is seeking nostalgia in their evening's entertainment at home, this DVD is a good choice.


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