Under the Tuscan Sun
First screened in October 2003
Director: Audrey Wells. Cast: Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Vincent Riotta, Lindsay Duncan, Raoul Bova, Massimo Sarchielli, Giulia Steigerwalt, Sasa Vulicevic, Pawel Szajda, Valentine Pelka, Roberto Nobile, Kate Walsh, Jeffrey Tambor, David Sutcliffe, Elden Henson, Don McManus, Jack Kehler, Dan Bucatinsky, Kristoffer Ryan Winters. Screenplay: Audrey Wells (based on the book by Frances Mayes and a screen story by Audrey Wells).

Twitter Capsule: Quite a loose adaptation, I gather. Escapist fantasy makes pain hard to relate to. But I had fun watching it.

VOR:   I have a soft spot for this stuff, but no reason to run. Even Lane's not up to much. Rent Guinevere instead.

Photo © 2003 Touchstone Pictures/Buena Vista Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Diane Lane

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