Mirren plays Chris Harper, the freethinking instigator of the novel charity drive. Chris also speaks her mind and is a closet exhibitionist. Kind of like the year-old Mirren, who over the years has been outspoken about Oscar-night politicking she's had two nominations, for "The Madness of King George" and "Gosford Park" and about shedding all for the camera: The self-described "naturalist" told the Sunday Telegraph, "I do it because it's part of my job and because I know it titillates and gets bums on seats. When I first read about these women, I thought,? How sweet! What great women!? Then I forgot all about it. But the fact is, it's an absolutely true story. The characters? The central conflict between Chris and best friend Annie Julie Walters was made up.
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Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang 's call to action at the Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field. Watch the video. The story of five aspiring models who are selected to appear in a photoshoot for a prestigious calendar and what happens to them later. British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy, posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals, Sonny Kapoor Dev Patel pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel. A small-town English widow, facing financial troubles after her husband's suicide, turns to agriculture of an illegal kind. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Composer Giuseppe Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean Dame Maggie Smith , an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents. After the death of Princess Diana , Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted. A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.
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By Daily Mail Reporter. Nigel Cole, director of the film Calendar Girls in which the actress had a starring role, revealed he had to force her to put her robe back on after shooting her scene because she revelled in strutting around in her birthday suit. Performing alongside Dame Helen in the film was Celia Imrie, 62, who has admitted, unlike the Oscar-winning Queen star, she struggled with stripping off but Dame Helen led the way. That would have been a cheat.
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