MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 92 this week

We'll Take Manhattan (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  3 March 2012 (USA)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 557 users  
Reviews: 4 user

A look at the love affair between 1960s supermodel Jean Shrimpton and photographer David Bailey.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 02 Sep 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 27 Oct 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 Oct 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie 2012)

We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie 2012) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of We'll Take Manhattan.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Outcast (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing ... See full summary »

Director: Colm McCarthy
Stars: Kate Dickie, Niall Bruton, Hanna Stanbridge
Selfie (TV Series 2014)
Comedy

After being the subject of an embarrassing viral video, a self-involved 20-something enlists the help of a marketing expert to revamp her image in the real world.

Stars: Karen Gillan, John Cho, David Harewood
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Jobson
Stars: Dougray Scott, Alastair Mackenzie, James Anthony Pearson
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head.

Director: Thomas Imbach
Stars: Camille Rutherford, Sean Biggerstaff, Aneurin Barnard
NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Never forget? Terrorism hasn't, and neither will the NTSF:SD:SUV. In a world where threatening danger looms large and Homeland Security won't secure itself, San Diego's citizens can't afford not to trust in the NTSF.

Stars: Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, Brandon Johnson
In Love with Coward (TV Series 2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Stars: Karen Gillan, Patricia Hodge, Celia Imrie
Stacked (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Teenage girl's rite of passage in the glamour/fashion world.

Director: Jennifer Perrott
Stars: Mark Bazeley, Eleanor Bird, Karen Gillan
Pond Life (2012)
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Prequel to series seven of Doctor Who (2005); five short films show the home life of Amy and Rory, while The Doctor has a few adventures of his own.

Stars: Arthur Darvill, Karen Gillan, Matt Smith
Doctor Who: Good as Gold (TV Short 2012)
Short | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Karen Gillan, Sarah Louise Madison, Matt Smith
The List I (2014)
Comedy | Romance
Director: Harris Goldberg
Stars: Karen Gillan, Jennifer Morrison, Patrick Fugit
The Well (TV Series 2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Jo Woodcock, Isaac Ssebandeke, Karen Gillan
Night and the Doctor (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Alex Kingston
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sascha Bailey ...
Studio Assistant
...
Diana Vreeland
...
David Bailey
...
Lavinia
...
Lucie Clayton
...
Alex Liberman
Clemmie Dugdale ...
Chrissie Shrimpton
...
Jean Shrimpton
...
Ted Shrimpton
Louise Gold ...
Ailsa Garland
...
John Parsons
...
Vogue Art Junior
Natasha Little ...
Peggy Shrimpton
...
Larry Schwartz
...
Lady Clare Rendlesham
Edit

Storyline

In 1962 budding young photographer David Bailey gets a fifteen guinea contract working for 'Vogue' magazine. For his first shoot,an Acrylan advert,he picks inexperienced teenage model Jean Shrimpton,who has left home to escape a bullying father and moves in with Bailey,despite his having a wife. When the magazine launches its Young Ideas feature,to capture a youth readership, Bailey and Jean are sent on a photo shoot to New York with the magazine's fashion editor Lady Clare Rendlesham. Lady Clare is incensed when Bailey defies her orders and shoots impressively unorthodox photos of his nervous muse,demanding his removal from the magazine. Vogue editor Ailsa Garland,however,recognises the innovative nature of Bailey's work and over-rules Lady Clare,giving rise to one of the most famous partnerships of the Swinging Sixties. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

photo shoot | fashion | love | model | 1960s | See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 2012 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

1960s supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, on whose modeling life this telefeature is based, refrained from all creative input with the production. After she'd seen the film, she called to congratulate Karen Gillan on the accuracy of her portrayal. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening caption: "In 1962, no one had heard of the Beatles. No one expected to be famous, who was not born rich or titled. And there was no such thing as youth culture. But then David Bailey and Jean Shrimpton went to New York". See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.15 (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
starts slow then slowly picks up pace
3 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

never heard of these people! so i decided to watch and find out.

first i could not understand some of the dialog due to that inner city British accent - sorry. then the editing jumped around so. the story line is disjointed early on so you cannot get to know these characters. it was as if the director was in a fuss to get to the NYC scenes.

the NYC part of the film is much more interesting and in that the characters shine. unfortunately they must have hired a 10 year old to do the 'tourist' snap shots of the city as those photos were just awful an added nothing to the story. we know they are in 'the big city'.

the two strong willed leads and the insecure model slowly become a bit unbelievable and then the shows over!

will not watch again.


2 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great movie, just saw it on BBC4 darian2011
love me do-cliff richard shaggydoo1
me encanto karina_piedra-buena
me encanto karina_piedra-buena
me encanto karina_piedra-buena
Discuss We'll Take Manhattan (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?