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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Walter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson), vicar of the British village Little Wallop, is busy composing the perfect sermon. So busy, in fact, that he fails to notice his bored wife's (Kristin Scott Thomas) flirtation with her American golf instructor (Patrick Swayze), his daughter's revolving set of boyfriends, or his son's status as the favorite target of bullies. Enter Grace Hawkins (Maggie Smith), the new housekeeper, who has a drastic solution to the family's problems.

Cast: Rowan Atkinson , Kristin Scott Thomas , Maggie Smith , Patrick Swayze , Tamsin Egerton , Toby Parkes , Liz Smith , Emilia Fox

Director: Niall Johnson

Genres: Dark comedy

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Keeping Mum (2005)

Release Date: September 29th, 2006|1 hr. 43 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The problem with this one may be that it just isn't British enough. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A whimsical tale of serial murder in the English countryside, Keeping Mum benefits immensely from the charm and pitch-perfect gravitas of Kristin Scott Thomas. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A giddy black comedy about a homicidal housekeeper in rural England, is a hilarious reminder of that 1944 Frank Capra classic about two old maids whose cellar is cluttered with the bodies of would-be suitors. show more

  • February 22, 2009 misspeach60
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    Was this movie based on a short story? Or a TV production? Please respond to:

  • June 07, 2008 gr8bald1
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    Cute movie. Don't mess with the housekeeper's family!!!!

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