• A Good Year (2006)

A Good Year

Release Date: November 10th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 27th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Failed London banker Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) inherits his uncle's (Albert Finney) vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.

Cast: Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Albert Finney, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander, Didier Bourdon, Freddie Highmore, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Scott Free Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 2000s, Emotional, Tense, Amusing, Mystery, Death, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    There isn't a milliliter of honest feeling from start to finish, and precious little comedy or romance.

  • 75
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    A shamelessly enjoyable retread, an ode to la belle vie that has been well turned on a factory spindle. show more

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    You sense in every frame the strain to be lighthearted. Consequently, A Good Year is at times downright clumsy. You know what the filmmakers are trying to achieve and see the labor going into the attempt, but for them to fall so short is unsettling. show more

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