• Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Release Date: March 7th, 2008

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

It's 1939 and governess Guinevere Pettigrew finds herself out of work and on the bread line. Middle-aged and running out of options, Miss Pettigrew takes an uncharacteristic gamble when, after being refused work at an employment agency,she steals the details of a juicy assignment and pursues the job herself.

Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciarán Hinds, Mark Strong, Shirley Henderson, Clare Clifford, Christina Cole

Director: Bharat Nalluri

Genres: Romantic comedy , Comedy drama

Production Co: Shine Pictures, Focus Features, Keylight Productions, Kudos Productions

Keywords: Heartwarming, Friendship, Hotel, 1930s, Deception, Love, London, Love triangle

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sustains itself through terrific forward momentum and two glorious star turns by gifted actresses Frances McDormand and Amy Adams. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    At least Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day has the good grace to go wrong quickly, you don't have to sit there squirming with doubt. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A jubilee for McDormand and jolly good fun for most everyone else. show more

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