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Enchanted April (1991)

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This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment. Written by Anonymous

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It's April in Italy, and anything can happen...even love.

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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25 December 1992 (Sweden)  »

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Avril enchanté  »

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$13,200,170
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When she was cast as Mrs Fisher, Joan Plowright said that about twenty years earlier she and Maggie Smith had planned an adaption of the same novel in which they would play the parts of Lottie and Rose. See more »

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Near the beginning of the film, the vase of flowers at the dining table repeatedly changes between shots. See more »

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Caroline: It's odd how ones mind slips sideways in a place like this.
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Featured in The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) See more »

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Chanson de Matin
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a perfect gem of a film
7 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a lovely, spirit-restoring movie. From the use of the actual villa that inspired Elizabeth Arngrim to write the novel in the 1920s to the inspired casting, every choice was perfectly right! The quiet joy of this film doesn't stale after repeated viewings. Josie Lawrence, Miranda Richardson, Polly Walker and Joan Plowright seem to have been born to play these parts! I would dearly love to see Enchanted April released on DVD in a widescreen format.


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