• Miss Potter (2007)

Miss Potter

Release Date: January 5th, 2007

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2007

PG |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Beatrix Potter (Renée Zellweger) overcomes many obstacles in her quest to become a writer, including a domineering mother and the chauvinism prevalent in Victorian England. She falls in love with her publisher, Norman Warne (Ewan McGregor), and his marriage proposal and a subsequent tragedy change her life forever.

Cast: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Patterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser

Director: Chris Noonan

Genres: Biography , Docudrama

Production Co: Phoenix Pictures, David Kirschner Productions

Keywords: London, Rise, 2000s, Mother, Engaging, Office, Love, Underdog, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    It is a lovely film for the holiday season, as well as afterward, and is reminiscent of "Finding Neverland," without the darker undercurrents. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The problem confronting writer Richard Maltby Jr. and director Chris Noonan is that Potter lived a fairly uneventful life once you remove her success as an author. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    In every way, Miss Potter is a very beautiful thing. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy