On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious ... See full summary »
Rossy de Palma
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
Approaching their senior years, British sisters Sandra and Bif have been estranged for ten years because of their differences. Sandra, newly minted Lady Abbott in her lawyer husband Mike Abbott having been knighted, does whatever needed to present a perfect upper crust life and marriage, including maintaining a proper decorum. Older Bif is the carefree one, living for the moment, including not caring that her council estate apartment in inner city London is a pigsty, just as long as she can find whatever she needs. While Sandra has no place for someone like Bif in her life, Bif laments what Sandra has become when she married Mike, Sandra once having had a real zest for life. When Sandra learns first hand that Mike has been having an affair for five years with one of her closest friends Pamela and eventually asks for a divorce in wanting to marry Pamela, Sandra, feeling like her planned retirement life with Mike has been pulled out from under her, turns to Bif for emotional support in ...Written by
The interior and exterior shots of Bif's home could not be the same place. The exteriors shots showed a apartment building with single story apartments all identical. In the interior shots, right inside the front door was a stair case upward to a second floor. See more »
Surely becoming a free woman is better than being a kept lady.
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Written by Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards
Performed by Tom Linden, Christine Lockhart, Derek Green, Kevin Armstrong & Ashley Dublin
Published by Sony/ATV Songs LLC and (c) 1978 Bernard's Other Music (BMI) and all rights on behalf of Bernard's Other Music administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp
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It's not often that I go to the cinema and come out feeling like I've been on a big emotional journey. This film took me on one and I'd be happy to retrace my steps for a second viewing. Loved every minute. Not only does it star some of Britain's finest actors, it has a very funny and thought provoking script. I hope I've got friends like that around me when I hit retirement. 8 out of 10 for me!
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