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The grand Peter O'Toole plays a weathered old curmudgeon in this hilarious and touching story of an aging actor taking a young woman under his wing. Maurice (O'Toole) and his best friend Ian spend their days listing ailments and medications until Ian's 20-something niece moves in and Maurice is inspired to remember and impart the zest and zeal of his life thus far. A beautiful film, never heavy-handed or morose thanks to superb performances and the usual fantastic writing of Hanif Kureishi ("My Beautiful Laundrette", "The Mother").

Year: 2006
Genre: Comedy, Comedy Romance, Drama, Drama Romance, Amy's Favourites, Film Festivals 2007, 2008
Country: UK
Director: Roger Michell
Starring: Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Jodie Whittaker, Richard Griffiths, Vanessa Redgrave, Cathryn Bradshaw
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and sexual themes
7.1/10
Location in store: Drama

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