Enchanted April

Enchanted April

DVD - 2009
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London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside Italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]
ISBN: 9780788895005
0788895001
Branch Call Number: DVD Enchanted
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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louisemoore_0
Oct 28, 2017

This movie is full of surprises and I loved the story.

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NRGR
Mar 04, 2017

I have loved this movie since I saw it in the theater at about 22. It's not for everyone - being a period piece and not full of 'action' - in the book the action is the changes to the characters. It's lyrical and subtle and about taking a chance and opening oneself to change, hope and love. About transformations and finding understanding and friendships in unlikely places. I've seen it about 6 times and it never fails to make me happy.

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talktimereader
Aug 27, 2016

Michael Kitchen is a standout no matter what roles he tackles, but I was delighted to find this old gem. The story is timeless and the acting 'interesting'. Joan Plowright was outstanding.

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breemu
Jun 15, 2016

I first saw this movie many, MANY years ago (I think on TV!) and it was such a delight to come across it, quite by accident, once again. It'll make you want to drop everything and flee, immediately, to a villa by the sea...

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evaluation
Apr 19, 2016

The dumbest movie I have seen in a long time.
This is an overacted British farce.

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organic69
Mar 24, 2016

Lovely movie. I liked it so much I bought my own copy. The book is great also.

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Janice21383
Feb 18, 2016

What could be better on a disenchanted February day than Enchanted April? Share this rush of beauty and happiness with someone you love.

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geelindblom
Dec 31, 2015

My husband and I saw Enchanted April in the theater when it was first released. We enjoyed it so much we saw it a second time...and a third time! We've never done that before. In 1992, this movie resonated with me on so many levels. Now, 20+ years later, I find it is still my favoite movie of all time. It's heart-warming, funny and definitely not just a "chick flick." After seeing Enchanted April, you'll want to pack your bags for Portifino!

ChampionMDR Mar 30, 2015

Enchanting story and beautifully acted by all.

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miaone
Sep 11, 2014

In my forties, I had wanted a different denoument to the film. But now, in my late 60's, I think it is just perfect. And best of all I got to fall in love with Michael Kitchen all over again. Delightful.

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Nov 27, 2009

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Laura_X May 15, 2015

I hope you're not in the habit of seeing dead people, however distinguished - it's not in the best of taste!

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