• Saving Grace (2000)

Saving Grace

Release Date: September 1st, 2000

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2000

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Brenda Blethyn stars as Grace Trevethen, whose late husband jumped out of a plane without a parachute. Grace has been left with a manor on the Cornish Coast - and the massive, suffocating mountain of debt her husband had been secretly amassing. Now, with creditors and repossessors on her heels, Grace is faced with the prospect of losing everything. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so when Grace is asked to tend an ailing, if illicit, plant she gets an outrageous idea.

Cast: Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo, Jamie Foreman, Bill Bailey, Valerie Edmond, Tristan Sturrock

Director: Nigel Cole

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Homerun Productions, Sky Pictures, Wave Pictures, Rich Pickings, Portman Entertainment Group

Distributors: New Line Home Video [us], Fine Line Features

Keywords: Engaging, Transformation, Amusing, Husband, Friendship, Endearing, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    A real high in a season filled with unfunny comedies. show more

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Has that same air of silly innocence, a rarity in today's movies. show more

  • 75
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    After an uproarious first half, Saving Grace arrives at its conclusion somewhat hastily and conveniently. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer in British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)