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1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
After the death of her husband, Mrs. Palfrey (Joan Plowright) moves to London with the hope of gaining her independence and seeing her grandson. While she is staying at a residential hotel for senior citizens, she meets writer Ludovic Meyer (Rupert Friend) when she trips and falls on the street in front of his home. An unlikely friendship flourishes between them, bolstered by the fact that the residents are under the impression that Ludovic is Mrs. Palfrey's estranged grandson.

Cast: Joan Plowright , Rupert Friend , Robert Lang , Anna Massey , Zoe Tapper , Marcia Warren , Millicent Martin , Lorcan O'Toole

Director: Dan Ireland

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Cineville Inc.

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)

Release Date: November 25th, 2005|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The casting, at least, is magical. Plowright shows both her character's strength and her heartbreaking vulnerability, sometimes at once. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The movie pulls off the trick of blurring the distinctions between romantic and platonic attractions across the generations. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The details are what matters, and thanks to a cast of all-star British elders and a mischievous sense of humor, the filmmakers bring those details to vivid life. show more

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