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Author Douglas Kennedy to Adapt Two Novels for TV with France's AB Groupe (EXCLUSIVE)

PARIS — Douglas Kennedy, a critically-acclaimed American novelist known for his keen eye, is set to make his TV drama debut with France’s AB Groupe and indie producer Sydney Gallonde, … 470 more words


With more than 70 plays under his belt, American writer Israel Horovitz makes his directorial feature film debut with My Old Lady.

Adapted from his 2002 play, the dramatic comedy brings together the indelible talents of Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith and Kristin Scott Thomas. 315 more words

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Review: My Old Lady

Title:                         My Old Lady

Certificate:               12A

Director:                   Israel Horowitz

Major Players:         Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristen Scott Thomas

Out Of Five:             3.5

It’s about time we were reminded that Maggie Smith can do more than play dowager duchesses with razor sharp tongues.  641 more words

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My Old Lady (Israel Horovitz, 2014)

When the opening titles revealed that My Old Lady was directed by its playwright, I had concerns. To my dismay, these were justified. 293 more words

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Mourning Becomes Kristin

Back in July, in a rare moment of prescience, I urgently recommended that readers book in advance for Sophocles’ Electra, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, coming to the Old Vic in September. 718 more words


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Before watching the movie:

I first heard of this movie in In The Can, a book about Hollywood missteps. When I selected it, I didn’t remember what the book had to say about it (I may have confused it with another entry), but I was fairly certain it had been in the book. 664 more words


My Old Lady

An American (Kevin Kline, playing it surprisingly straight) returns to Paris to claim his inheritance in the form of a sprawling, valuable apartment in the Marais district – the type with myriad cluttered rooms but only one poky toilette. 124 more words

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