Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
|Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont|
Original US poster
|Directed by||Dan Ireland|
|Produced by||Lee Caplain
|Screenplay by||Ruth Sacks Caplin|
|Based on||Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont
by Elizabeth Taylor
|Distributed by||Cineville (US)|
|Running time||108 minutes|
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont is a 2005 US-produced comedy-drama film based on the 1971 novel by Elizabeth Taylor. It was directed by Dan Ireland and produced by Lee Caplin, Carl Colpaert and Zachary Matz from a screenplay by Ruth Sacks.
All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, Mrs Palfrey (Joan Plowright) strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer (Rupert Friend). Fate brings them together after she has an accident outside his basement flat. The two newly found friends discover they have a lot more in common with each other than they do with other people their own age. Ludovic inadvertently leads Mrs. Palfrey through her past; Mrs. Palfrey inadvertently leads Ludovic to his future where her life flashes before her eyes followed by a stroke resulting in the death of her illustrious life.
The 2005 film is based on the 1971 novel entitled Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont which was written by Elizabeth Taylor, the novelist.
- Joan Plowright Sarah Palfrey
- Rupert Friend Ludovic Meyer
- Zoe Tapper Gwendolyn
- Robert Lang Mr Osborne
- Marcia Warren Mrs Post
- Anna Massey Mrs Arbuthnot
- Georgina Hale Mrs Burton
- Millicent Martin Mrs de Salis
- Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont at the Internet Movie Database
- Dovegreyreader scribbles: Mrs Palfrey At The Claremont ~ Elizabeth Taylor Retrieved 2012-10-27
- BFI database: Play for Today: Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont Retrieved 2012-10-27