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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
It's 1939 and governess Guinevere Pettigrew finds herself out of work and on the bread line. Middle-aged and running out of options, Miss Pettigrew takes an uncharacteristic gamble when, after being refused work at an employment agency,she steals the details of a juicy assignment and pursues the job herself.

Cast: Frances McDormand , Amy Adams , Lee Pace , Ciarán Hinds , Mark Strong , Shirley Henderson , Clare Clifford , Christina Cole

Director: Bharat Nalluri

Genres: Romantic comedy, Comedy drama

Distributor: Focus Features

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Release Date: March 7th, 2008|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • August 01, 2011 Greg
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    Great great movie. I\'ve watched it many times, and it just gets better and better. I particularly like the performance by Shirley Henderson.

  • May 22, 2008 ABux881580
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    I saw this movie this afternoon with my sister and we both\nthought it was a sweet movie. I give it a B. Not a buyer on\ndvd however, makes a good rental on netflix when available.

  • May 22, 2008 evergreenre
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    The only thing we saw was that Frances McDormand must have needed the money.We walked out after 50 minutes.

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