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Mrs. Henderson Presents

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Mrs. Henderson Presents

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
103 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/09/05
Wide Release Date:
12/25/05
performer:
Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest
director:
Stephen Frears
distributor:
The Weinstein Company
author:
Martin Sherman
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

Nude Revue and Dame Judi Dench aren’t words you’d normally want to hear in the same sentence, but the two are perfectly matched in director Stephen Frears’ comedy about real-life eccentric Henderson, who established the ill-reputed Windmill Theatre during World War II to boost morale.

(For a full preview of December films, check out Entertainment Weekly’s Holiday Movies issue, out in November 2005.)