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Uniform Title Miss Pettigrew lives for a day (Motion picture)
Title Miss Pettigrew lives for a day [videorecording] / Focus Features presents a Kudos Pictures and Keylight Entertainment production ; produced by Nellie Bellflower, Stephen Garrett ; screenplay by David Magee and Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Bharat Nalluri.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD271    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Miss    ---  DUE 06-01-16 Billed
Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Spotlight series
Focus Features spotlight series.
Note Based on the novel by Winifred Watson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features : deleted scenes, Miss Pettigrew's long trip to Hollywood, Making an unforgettable day, feature commentary with director Bharat Nalluri.
Credits Director of photography, John de Borman ; editor, Barney Pilling ; music, Paul Englishby ; costume designer, Michael O'Connor ; production designer, Sarah Greenwood.
Cast Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Mark Strong.
Summary In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some partial nudity and innuendo.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Social secretaries -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women entertainers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Nineteen thirties -- Drama.
Secretarios sociales -- Inglaterra -- London -- Teatro.
Actrices -- Inglaterra -- London -- Teatro.
Social secretaries -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women entertainers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationship -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
London (England) -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romantic comedy films.
Romance -- Feature.
Comedy -- Feature.
Women -- Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Added Author Bellflower, Nellie, 1946-
Garrett, Stephen.
Magee, David, 1962-
Beaufoy, Simon.
Nalluri, Bharat, 1965-
Adams, Amy.
Henderson, Shirley, 1965-
Hinds, Ciaran, 1953-
McDormand, Frances, 1957-
Pace, Lee, 1979-
Strong, Mark, 1963-
Watson, Winifred, 1906-2002. Miss Pettigrew lives for a day.
Keylight Entertainment Group.
Kudos Productions Ltd.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 025195016230
Music No. 62102017 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

 
    
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