Period Film: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Miss Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) is a somewhat frumpy, middle-aged London governess who has just lost her job. When the agency fails to help her find a new position, Miss Pettigrew takes matters into her own hands by stealing a client’s card from a desk and showing up at the client’s doorstep. Upon arrival at what will hopefully be her new place of employment, Miss Pettigrew … Continue reading Period Film: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

The Grass is Greener (1960)

Victor (Cary Grant) and Hilary Rhyall (Deborah Kerr) are well-bred English folk who live in a huge estate. Unfortunately, they’ve fallen into a bit of a financial crisis, leading them to open the historic home up to the public for tours. Though their home is, in essence, a museum, the Rhyalls are doing okay. They keep some of the rooms marked private so they can … Continue reading The Grass is Greener (1960)