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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Emma Thompson
Colin Firth
Angela Lansbury
Kelly Macdonald
Derek Jacobi
Phyllida Law
Imelda Staunton
Directors
Kirk Jones
Screenwriters
Emma Thompson
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Nanny McPhee
Emma Thompson's new Nanny on the block is a definite contender


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Nanny McPhee

Plot
Numerous governesses have fled widower Mr. Brown’s (Firth) house after being terrorised by his seven children. They’re even more mischievous than usual when they discover Dad is going to remarry — unaware his rich aunt will stop helping the family if he doesn’t — but then the mysterious Nanny McPhee (Thompson) arrives at the door...


Verdict
Frothy and fun yet deliciously dark, this may be eclipsed by next month’s Harry Potter but should be sought out for its own, equally entertaining, magical charm


Reviewed by Jo Berry

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