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Easy Virtue

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Giles Keyte

Easy Virtue

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
93 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/22/09
performer:
Ben Barnes, Jessica Biel, Colin Firth, Kristin Scott-Thomas
director:
Stephan Elliott
author:
Noel Coward, Stephan Elliott, Sheridan Jobbins
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

Jessica Biel in a Noël Coward adaptation? I wasn’t buying it either. But in Easy Virtue, a cheeky drawing-room quipfest, the actress acquits herself nicely as a feisty, freethinking Yank meeting her veddy proper British beau’s family for the first time. Colin Firth steals the show, purring droll Wodehousian asides. EXTRAS include a chatty commentary with director Stephan Elliott. B

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