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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
With some money in her pocket after the death of her husband, Mrs. Laura Henderson (Judi Dench) buys a theater and hires the irascible theater manager Vivian Van Damm (Bob Hoskins) to run the business, despite bad blood between the two. Henderson has a hit on her hands when she decides to add beautiful nude women to the stage shows at her Windmill Theatre. Though they are touched by tragedy, Henderson and her company bravely keep the theater active during the 1940-'41 Blitz of London.

Cast: Judi Dench , Bob Hoskins , Will Young , Kelly Reilly , Thelma Barlow , Christopher Guest , Anna Brewster , Rosalind Halstead

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

Release Date: December 9th, 2005|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • The subplot involving a tragic romance between a soldier and one of the living statues (the lovely Kelly Reilly) is hell on the humor and on a movie that stays content to do the trite thing. show more

  • Has an old-fashioned feel, as if it had been made in the period of its setting. I mean this as a compliment. show more

  • It says something that during a scene in which nude chorines are turned into a fleshy backdrop, you spend as much time looking at your watch as what's on screen. show more

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