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A Good Year (2006)

6 Ratings: 2.7
Drama movie

A feel-good movie that highlights the beauty of France as much as it does its stars, A Good Year provides a languid, gorgeous viewing experience. Director Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe--who first worked together on the Academy Award-winning Gladiator--are … see full wiki

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3 reviews about A Good Year (2006)
review by . December 07, 2009
A great and very heartfelt romantic drama...
Ridley Scott has brought us some amazing films  in the past: Alien(1979), Blade Runner(1982),  Thelma and Louise(1991) and Gladiator(2000).  While Scott has always given  us  good action films and compelling dramas   it's a first for him and  moviegoers to  make   a romantic dramedy. A Good Year  is compelling, heartfelt, touching, sweet, romantic and sentimental. It's one of the best  of the genre and  a major  step up for …
review by . March 09, 2007
Pair Gladiator director Ridley Scott together with his Academy Award winning Maximus, aka Russell Crowe and you would expect to come away with something with a little more bouquet than the sappy vinegar served up in this scenically -pleasing, feel-good wannabe about a London bonds trader's epiphany about love and life in the south of France. Sadly, even with the golden halcyon veneer of too many lazy Provencal afternoons, A Good Year fails to deliver the grapes; the revelational concoction of savoring …
review by . February 28, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Peter Mayle's popular novel 'A Year in Provence' has been transferred to the screen by screenwriter Marc Klein under the odd direction of Ridley Scott, best known for such films as 'Hannibal', 'Gladiator', 'Matchstick Men', 'Thelma and Louise', 'Black Hawk Down', 'Blade Runner' etc. and the result may surprise many viewers. No, this is not a shocker of a film but rather a too familiar tale of a man obsessed with making money who inherits a vineyard and chateau in Provence from the uncle that served …
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