Best Of British Season – Florence Foster Jenkins - 12

Best Of British Season – Florence Foster Jenkins - 12

Florence Foster Jenkins is the British-French biographical comedy drama about a New York Heiress and socialite who lived out her dream of a life on stage as an Opera singer despite her notoriously bad singing skills. The performances of Meryl Streep (Florence), Hugh Grant (St Clair), and Helberg (Cosme McMoon) received particular praise as well as the screenplay and the cordial tone of the film.

Get ready for the Oscars and relive Bafta’s past with our selection of highly acclaimed and highly received British films screened within the past two years. Our handpicked collection celebrates the influence of British culture in film.

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Stephen Frears’s enjoyable, sentimental biopic gives Streep a role to relish, while Hugh Grant provides a touching foil in a genuine paean to mediocrity.

The Guardian

Stephen Frears' bright, bubbly and suitably ear-bursting biopic of surely the least gifted chanteuse ever to sell out Carnegie Hall.


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