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The Governess

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A period drama in which a young Jewish woman, in need of a job, becomes the governess for a larny British family up near Scotland. In a time of scientific discovery, she helps her master develop a photographic process, and also develops an extra-marital relationship with him. And his son. As these things never last, she has to leave.
Shades of the Bill Clinton / Monica Lewinsky saga.


113 minutes, No persons under 16
Drama, Romance, On the Art Circuit

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Credits
Cast
Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys-Myers, Harriet Walter
Director
Sandra Goldbacher
ScreenplaySandra Goldbacher
MusicEd Shearmur
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in1998
Produced byBBC, British Screen, Arts Council of Great Britain, Pandora Cinema, Parallax Pictures




Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
The MoviesiteIan Douglas10
Cape ArgusDerek Wilson10
The StarPeter Feldman12
Die BurgerGabriël Botma5
Sunday TimesWilliam Pretorius10
RapportBarrie Hough16
TV3 ScreenplayBarry Ronge12
International Media
eye Weekly (Canada)Alex Patterson10
Box Office (USA)Cathy Thompson-Georges10
Film Review (UK)Troy Gibson10
IMDB72 Netizens12
Average .. 53%11


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