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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Maurice (Peter O'Toole) and Ian (Leslie Phillips) are veteran British actors who share a friendship and comfortable routines into their 70s. The arrival of Ian's grand-niece, Jessie (Jodie Whittaker), shakes things up for the two old friends. Ian has no patience with the young woman, but Maurice finds her enchanting. He wants to show Jessie the sights and teach her about life, then realizes how little he actually knows.

Cast: Peter O'Toole , Leslie Phillips , Jodie Whittaker , Richard Griffiths , Vanessa Redgrave , Julian Rhind-Tutt , Cathryn Bradshaw , Kate Lock

Director: Roger Michell

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Miramax Films

Venus (2006)

Release Date: December 21st, 2006|1 hr. 35 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    O'Toole gives a staggering performance -- fearless, defiantly untamed and in its own way a work of art. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The suggestion that Peter O'Toole is playing some version of his real self in Venus adds a bittersweet poignancy to this quietly affecting British drama. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Peter O'Toole's tour-de-force performance makes Venus a movie not to be missed. show more

  • August 21, 2011 FarazThePersian
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    Peter O\' Toole is an epitome of classic.

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