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By Bill Wine
KYW Newsradio 1060
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — My Old Lady sure sounds like a comedy.
Temporarily homeless Mathias Gold, a failed American writer played by Kevin Kline, inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father only to find that elderly Madame Mathilde Girard, played by Maggie Smith, and her protective and hostile daughter, Chloe, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, are living in it and, according to French real estate laws, don’t have to vacate the premises. 581 more words
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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the film “My Old Lady,” a dramedy about a man (Kevin Kline) inheriting a Paris apartment from his late father, which comes with some complications by way of an occupant (Maggie Smith) who isn’t willing to leave. 256 more words
Parental failures, lingering filial resentments and obscure French real-estate laws are placed under the microscope in veteran playwright Israel Horovitz’s debut feature, “My Old Lady,” with only the latter yielding any novel discoveries. 679 more words