Sally Hawkins is just plain irresistible in this funny, touching and vital salute to women in the work force. show more
Plays like "Norma Rae" on blood thinners. The movie is by no means bloodless; every once in a while a stirring scene comes along, though it's seldom a scene labeled as stirring by William Ivory's formulaic script and Nigel Cole's insistent direction. show more
To the extent that this mostly sunny excursion succeeds, it's due to the irrepressible Hawkins. show more
My husband & I totally disagree with the two above reviews. We love most British movies, but this one was totally BOARING. After sitting through it for what seemed an eternity, we left the movie. Perhaps it got better, but we could not endure longer. Linda in Plano
Great film, well written, well acted, well edited. And it brings back an embarrassing issue for the U.S. We still don't have equal pay for equal work! And England had it over 40 years ago! It's hard to describe what happens to a relationship when a person begins to fight for fairness in a system that the other member supports; the movie did a good job of showing this journey, and this marriage survived; many others from the 60's did not.
loved it . have been witing for a movie that appeals to both men and women. engaging from beginning to end. sally hawkins for an oscar !