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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Russell Crowe
Albert Finney
Tom Hollander
Freddie Highmore
Abbie Cornish
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Directors
Ridley Scott
Screenwriters
Marc Klein
Running Time
TBC minutes

A Good Year
Russel Crowe is the city boy in rural France


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A Good Year

Plot
Shallow City boy Max Skinner (Crowe) discovers that his favourite uncle (Finney) has died, leaving him his mansion and Provence vineyard. Max heads to the south of France to sell them off quick, but fond childhood memories and wranglings with the locals conspire to send his plan awry.


Verdict
The Merlot to Sideways’ Pinot, this is one of those middling movies that, while never terrible, also never really impresses. The Russ/Ridders comedy experiment has not entirely worked.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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