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Genres: Drama , Romance
Actors: Vanessa Redgrave , Natascha McElhone , Michael Kitchen , Alan Cox , Sarah Badel , Lena Headey , John Standing , Robert Portal , Oliver Ford Davies , Hal Cruttenden , Rupert Graves , Amelia Bullmore , Margaret Tyzack , Robert Hardy , Richenda Carey
Director: Marleen Gorris
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Netherlands
Year: 1997
IMDB Rating: 6.7/10 (1896 votes)

Clarissa Dalloway sets out on a beautiful morning; she’s shopping for flowers for her party that evening. At the same time in London, a young man is suffering from a nightmarish delayed-onset (the year is 1923) form of shell-shock. Clarissa’s nearly-grown daughter is distant, and preoccupied. In the course of one day, Peter, a passionate old suitor, returns from India, there is a suicide, Clarissa relives a day in her youth (and her reasons for her choice of a life with the reliable Richard Dalloway).

Film Review

I usually like period films but this one just seemed to drag and drag. I’d perk up during Rupert Graves’ scenes, but Vanessa Redgrave just put me to sleep.I was disappointed in the film. It lacked a little "punch" at the end that I’d hoped it would have.

I had never heard either of Virginia Wolf nor of Mrs Dalloway but my mum received a free DVD of this film with her daily newspaper ( a very common practice in the UK apparently ) so she gave me this on a recent visit to England and I thought "Why not" as I have always enjoyed Vanessa Redgrave in the films I have seen of her. I think that to appreciate fully this sort of film you need to be English or have lived many years in England. Much attention is given to recreating the period, the accents, the costumes and decors of the 1920's in that country and the result is truly remarkable. I can understand Americans and other foreigners not appreciating this as it is very far removed from their lifestyle. Also, the plot is rather tame ( I would have preferred more sex and passion ) but presumably the novel in question did not include this. I was also confused by the introduction of a "sub plot" whereby a WW1 soldier with shell shock married to an Italian wife commits…

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