Iris Poster

Release Date: December 14th, 2001

DVD Release Date: August 20th, 2002

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Two of the most acclaimed actresses of our time, Judi Dench and Kate Winslet, bring to the screen one of the most extraordinary women of her generation, celebrated author, Iris Murdoch. From her days as a brilliant scholar at Oxford, where she thrilled the world around her with her libertine spirit, through her career as a philosopher and novelist, Iris was truly ahead of her time.

Cast: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton, Juliet Aubrey, Samuel West, Timothy West

Director: Richard Eyre

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax Films

Distributors: Miramax Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • First and foremost, Iris is a magnificent story about the enduring bond between two eccentric, astounding souls who somehow managed to find each other and hold on for dear life. show more

  • A story with a beginning and end but without a middle. Two slices of bread without the sandwich meat, I wrote in my notes. show more

  • I regretted it most when the temporal hopscotching took me away from Ms. Winslet's portrait of the writer as a young sensualist, madly smitten by words and life.

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