I saw the movie based on Deborah Moggach’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel years ago and loved it. The actors were first-rate, the story was gorgeous, the scenery exotic and I left the cinema feeling happy with the world. 494 more words
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The movie adaptation of this book became a massive success due to the “grey pound”, a cast of familiar faces and exotic locations won over viewers. 203 more words
Enticed by advertisements for a luxury retirement home in India, a group of strangers leave England to begin a new life.
On arrival, however, they discover the palace is a shell of its former self, the staff are more than a little eccentric and the days of the Raj appear to be long gone. 332 more words
In The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, racism is portrayed to be a major theme, especially from Muriel Donnelly, played by Maggie Smith. In the beginning of the movie, the audience is shown that Muriel is in need of a transplant, hence why she first appears in a hospital. 514 more words
Believe it or not, I have found some time to read in the past few weeks. I wanted to put my two cents in on my two most recent reads. 431 more words