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The Nanny Diaries

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The Nanny Diaries

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
105 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/24/07
performer:
Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti
director:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
distributor:
MGM, The Weinstein Company
author:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Flaccid and predictable. It satirizes Upper East Side privilege by turning the superrich (Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti) into zombie caricatures. Scarlett Johansson, as their yuppie nanny, is just an observer. The film ends up glorifying the romance of slumming.