A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.
After years of no contact with his Uncle Henry, London banker and bond trader Max Skinner learns that Henry has died intestate, so Max inherits a château and vineyard in Provence. Max spent part of his childhood there, learning maxims and how to win and lose, and honing his killer instinct (at chess, which serves him well in finance). Max goes to France intent on selling the property. He spends a few days there, getting the property ready to show. Memories, a beautiful woman, and a young American who says she's Henry's illegitimate daughter interrupt his plans. Did Max the boy know things that Max the man has forgotten?Written by
About 6 minutes into the film, after Max makes a killing on the stock market, his colleagues burst into a chorus of 'For he's a jolly good fellow', ending with the line, 'Which nobody can deny.' This is the American version. As the action takes place in London, they should be singing the British version, which ends, 'And so say all of us.' See more »
A Room with a View
Written by Noël Coward
Performed by Noël Coward & Orchestra
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music See more »
"A Good Year" was a good movie...
I thought the movie was very good... Much better than I expected from the previews.
It's not going to be a Best-Picture Oscar winning movie (I think that should go to "The Departed") but it is not intended to be...
If you need explosions, sex and violence every 10 seconds to keep your attention then no this film is not for you. If you just want a relaxing, well-acted, non-American crappy plot popcorn movie then go check it out.
Well worth the $11 for the ticket which is getting pretty hard to say nowadays...
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