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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Overview


Genre

Drama, Comedy

Release Date

May 04, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

118 min.

Studio

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

John Madden

Producer

Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin

Screenwriter

Ol Parker

Starring

Story


"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" follows a group of British retirees who decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self. Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared experiences, discovering that life and love can begin again when you let go of the past.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..it's pretty common for such utterly pat material to be redeemed or at least made tolerable by a cast of first-rate performers..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..the rest makes you long for senility to set in, but quick..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
“..its ace in the hole is its pungent depiction of Jaipur's teeming streets, which give an otherwise well-mannered movie a blinding splash of color..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]