Plenty Poster

Release Date: February 23rd, 2001

DVD Release Date: June 22nd, 1999

R|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Susan Traherne (Meryl Streep) is trying to put find her purpose in the wake of World War II. After a brief but intense affair with a soldier, she stumbles into a job in politics. Her career brings her into contact with Raymond Brock (Charles Dance), who she ultimately marries. But after the two struggle to start a family, the union begins to crack. Struggling to find happiness, Susan is forced to confront the notion that she may have been happiest during the war.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Charles Dance, Tracey Ullman, John Gielgud

Director: Fred Schepisi

Genres: Drama

Keywords: England, Pursuit, Emotional, Melodramatic, Marriage, 1950s, Friend, Wife, Love, 1940s

Awards

Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)