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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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  • Seller:muboutletstore
  • Sales Rank:1,659
  • Format:AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Languages:English (Subtitled), French (Subtitled), Spanish (Subtitled), English (Original Language), English (Dubbed), French (Dubbed), Spanish (Dubbed)
  • Number Of Items:2
  • Running Time:124 Minutes
  • Rating:PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Region:1
  • Discs:1
  • Aspect Ratio:2.35:1
  • Picture Format:Widescreen
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.2
  • Dimensions (in):7.5 x 5.3 x 0.6
  • Release Date:September 18, 2012
  • MPN:FOX2277222DVD
  • UPC:024543772224
  • EAN:0024543772224
  • ASIN:B005S9EJ14
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Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
An award-winning, all-star cast, led by Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, and Maggie Smith, lights up this "buoyant comedy laced with genuine emotion." (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to "outsource" their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways. Smart, life-affirming and genuinely charming, THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is a "true classic that reminds us that it's never too late to find love and a fresh beginning at any age." (Rex Reed, The New York Observer)
Amazon.com
Some of the finest actors in England lend their formidable talents to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a charming fish-out-of-water yarn. The Brits, who include Evelyn (Judi Dench), Muriel (Maggie Smith), Douglas (Bill Nighy), and Graham (Tom Wilkinson), are planning retirement in a less expensive country. After "thorough research on the Internet," the group chooses what looks to be a grand, peaceful retreat, the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. It turns out that the bloom is off this marigold--it's shabby, antiquated, and as chaotic as the city in India, Jaipur, where it is set. Who can adapt to this very different retirement experience, and who founders? That question lies at the heart of the plot of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The cast is uniformly superb, as the retirees bond and bicker and fall out and then try to encourage one another. And Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) shines as Sonny, the barely-holding-it-together Marigold Hotel manager. Patel and Tena Desae, who plays Sunaina, his girlfriend, are charming yet face adaptation struggles of their own, in a modern-day India still tied strongly to its traditions but rapidly charging into the future. And the young Indians also seem to represent the energetic future, as the Brits represent the old world that's fast falling. At its heart, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, deftly directed by John Madden, is an uplifting journey, allowing the viewer to feel what the retirees are discovering on the screen. When Evelyn sighs, "Nothing here has worked out quite as I expected," Muriel crisply replies, "Most things don't. But sometimes what happens instead is the good stuff." The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is most definitely the good stuff. --A.T. Hurley

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