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Release Date: September 10th, 2014

DVD Release Date: January 27th, 2015

PG-13|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
A New Yorker (Kevin Kline) discovers that the vast Paris apartment he inherited from his estranged father is already occupied by a refined retiree (Maggie Smith) and her protective daughter (Kristin Scott-Thomas).

Cast: Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominique Pinon, Noémie Lvovsky, Stéphane Freiss, Stéphane de Groodt, Jean-Christophe Allais

Director: Israel Horovitz

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Cohen Media Group, Katsize Films, Deux Chevaux

Distributors: Cohen Media Group

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  • Kline remains a pleasure to watch, surviving the character's deepening self-pity and making his suspiciously unwriterly carelessness with words (he refers to the trophy head of a wild boar as a "cow") almost charming. show more

  • My Old Lady is pretty compelling viewing, mostly thanks to Kline, who gives a career-high performance here. show more

  • My Old Lady is affecting, even if many of the revelations and high-voltage speeches occur at predictable moments. But if you can look past this formulaic side, it's a movie worth seeing. show more

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