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The Nanny Diaries

3 Ratings: 3.3
Comedy and Music Video & Concerts movie directed by Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman

Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film version ofThe Nanny Diariesis a cute chick flick, but it lacks the witty tone of the novel, which took time to flesh out the characters. The tone is set early on when the narrator notes, "In Africa … see full wiki

Genre: Music, Comedy, Musical
3 reviews about The Nanny Diaries
review by . October 06, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Based on the illuminating, surprise bestseller written by two former nannies, THE NANNY DIARIES is a sharply incisive comedy which uncovers the messier side to the profession of high-society childcare. This isn't some sparkling fairytale with Julie Andrews or Fran Drescher...    When college graduate Annie Braddock (Scarlett Johansson) enters the 'real world', she quickly discovers that whilst she's well-versed in theory, her life experiences come up decidedly short by comparison. …
review by . May 30, 2009
I had no intention of seeing this flick. My daughter, who spent a few years as a nanny, didn't care for it. And I didn't know what to expect. But at the video store, with coupon in hand and slim pickings, I rented it.     I ended up being charmed by the unique quirkiness of this film. Nanny Diaries includes a hint of Mary Poppins along with a museum-type look at family norms and not so norms throughout the movie. This film has elements of terrible sadness and that is why my daughter …
review by . March 21, 2008
Annie Braddock is a bit lost in her young life, so she becomes a nanny to an unbelievable Upper East Side Manhattan couple's young boy.     There's nothing striking about the movie. Mr. X, the father, is a high rolling executive who has time for his wife or son, but does have more than adequate time for his mistress. Mrs. X is a vapid, dreary woman, also more concerned with everything other than her son.     Little Annie stays in this household - which is …
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