By Owen Gleiberman
Updated August 28, 1992 at 04:00 AM EDT

Enchanted April (PG) Rose (Miranda Richardson) and Lotte (Josie Lawrence), two middle-class Londoners, take a vacation from their overbearing husbands by renting a majestic Italian villa. Joining them are Mrs. Fisher (Joan Plowright), a poker-faced dowager, and Lady Caroline (Polly Walker), a beautiful, upper-crust flapper. Before long, the women smile, relax, let their hair down. Enchanted April is perfectly pleasant, but it’s also second-rate-a tasteful spectacle of middlebrow feel-goodism. B-