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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Renee Zellweger
Colin Firth
Hugh Grant
Embeth Davidtz
Sally Phillips
Celia Imrie
Jim Broadbent
Gemma Jones
Directors
Sharon Maguire
Screenwriters
Richard Curtis
Andrew Davies
Helen Fielding

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Richard Curtis
Running Time
97 minutes

Bridget Jones's Diary
Adaptation of Helen Fielding's seminal chick-lit.


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Plot
Helen Fielding's infamous journal-keeper makes her big-screen debut, armed with Chardonnay, fags and a king-size bar of chocolate. And with gorgeous boss Daniel and hunky barrister Mark vying for her affections.


Verdict
Resoundingly yes. Sometimes uneven, and a tad short, this is nevertheless one of the most genuinely funny romances for some time. With Grant, Firth and Zellweger on sparkling form, this will be the next big Brit hit.


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