Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
Written by: David Magee, Simon Beaufoy
Produced by: Nellie Bellflower, Stephen Garrett
Cast Members: Frances McDormand, Lee Pace, Ciarán Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Mark Strong
Release date: March 7, 2008
Genre: Comedy, Romance
It's 1939 and governess Guinevere Pettigrew finds herself out of work and on the bread line. Middle-aged and running out of options,Miss Pettigrew takes an uncharacteristic gamble when, after being refused work at an employment agency,she pinches the details of a juicy assignment and pursues the job herself.
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♦ Amy Adams and Lee Pace both did their own singing.
♦ The director had to ask Lee Pace to leave the set because Amy Adams admittedly was too distracted by him since “he just looked so dashing.”
♦ Amy Adams said in an interview, “I would like to see “Miss Pettigrew” on Broadway! There’s that one musical number in it now, and I think there’s room for more.”
• Men are so untrusting. I can’t think why.
• For all the fancy apartments and fashion shows, do you know how close I am to having nothing? Every day I wake up and I think, if I make the wrong move, I could be out on that street with no clothes, no food, no job, and no friends. Just plain old Sarah Grubb again. Do you know what that’s like?