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The Time of Their Lives (2017)

TV-14 | | Comedy | 10 March 2017 (UK)
A former Hollywood star enlists the help of a new friend in order to journey from London to France for her ex-lover's funeral, with the various mishaps en route making the trip unforgettable.

Director:

Roger Goldby

Writer:

Roger Goldby

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Collins ... Helen
Pauline Collins ... Priscilla
Franco Nero ... Alberto
Ronald Pickup ... Frank
Sian Reeves ... Sarah
Joely Richardson ... Lucy
Allene Quincy ... Ileana
Martin Arrowsmith Martin Arrowsmith ... Carer 1
Wayne Cater Wayne Cater ... Coach Driver
Richard Syms ... Reg
Latoya Lees ... Checkout Girl
Scott Michael Wagstaff ... Passport Officer
Tom Mulheron ... Eric
Claire De Belloy Claire De Belloy ... Little Boy's Mother
Matilda Shapland Matilda Shapland ... Eleanor
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Storyline

Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Dame Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage. Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road together by coach, ferry, car, and foot in a race to get to the funeral on time, becoming entangled in a love triangle with reclusive Italian millionaire Alberto (Franco Nero) along the way. On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another, and have the time of their lives.

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It's never too late for another chance

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Amiche all'improvviso See more »

Filming Locations:

France See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,125,526
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Trivia

The song Dame Joan Collins sang, "Who Can I Turn Too", was written by her ex-husband, Anthony Newley. See more »

Goofs

No passports or travel visas are ever shown, yet they all travel from the UK to France. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Priscilla: Well I don't know about you but I feel like a drive
[holds up a stolen set of car keys]
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The lives and outcomes of two very different women
13 October 2017 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a nice old woman in an unhappy marriage, who bumps into a former film star. She is coerced into a trip to France by the film star.

The two women have very different personalities and very different hearts. One is nice, helpful but carries a burden in her heart. The other is a selfish and manipulative woman who will use everyone around her. Different things happen to them, and it's refreshing to have a reminder that nice things happen to nice people. The scenery is nice and the weather is beautiful too. There are many things to like about this film. It is worth a watch.


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