Ladies in Lavender

Ladies In Lavender

Film
Film Less

Ladies in Lavender

to get instant updates about 'Ladies In Lavender' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
Ladies in Lavender is a 2004 British drama film written and directed by Charles Dance, who based his screenplay on a short story by William J. Locke.

Plot

Set in picturesque coastal Cornwall, in a tight-knit fishing village in 1936, Ladies in Lavender stars Judi Dench and Maggie Smith playing the leading roles of sisters Ursula (Dench) and Janet Widdington (Smith). Andrea is played by Daniel Brühl. A gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, Andrea is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the musically talented young man disrupts the peaceful lives of Ursula and Janet and the community in which they live. In both Poland and Germany, Andrea is a feminine name with the respective masculine counterparts Andrzej and Andreas. At the end of Locke's original story, the sisters never hear from Andrea after he departs for London.

Production

William Locke's original story was published in 1916. The title is a play on words of the phrase Lace in Lavender and refers to the custom of sprinkling dried lavender among clothing packed in storage to keep it smelling fresh and keeping moths away.

The film marked the directorial debut of actor Charles Dance. Longtime friends Maggie Smith and Judi Dench were appearing together in a play in London's West End when Dance first approached them about the project. They immediately...
Read More

No feeds found

All
wait Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Film
No messages found
Suggested Pages
RRR
RRR
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from