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Rowing with the Wind

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Rowing with the Wind

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Hugh Grant, Elizabeth Hurley
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

A ”haunting tale of mystery and murder”? The only thing remotely frightening about this ancient costume drama Rowing with the Wind, a 19th-century affair made in long-ago 1987, is the pouffy hair Grant sports as Lord Byron in his Don Juan heyday. The curiosity factor rules: Grant and Hurley met while making this film for director Gonzalo Suarez, so it’s amusing to watch them frolic. False advertising aside, it’s as diverting as anything on A&E. B-

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