The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
First screened in September 2012
Director: John Madden. Cast: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Tena Desae, Lillete Dubey, Diana Hardcastle, Rajendra Gupta, Neena Kulkarni, Jay Villiers, Paul Bhattacharjee, Patrick Pearson. Screenplay: Ol Parker (based on the novel These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach).
Twitter Capsule: Prize cast. Neglected demo. Good intentions, sort of. Still smacks of We Bought a Zoo. Hopeless camera.

Photo © 2012 Fox Searchlight Pictures/Participant Media
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Judi Dench

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