Getting It Right (1989)

Getting It Right


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Based on Elizabeth Jane Howard's novel, Getting It Right this charming comedy follows the story of Gavin Lamb (Jesse Birdsall), a 31 year-old virgin who is terrified with women and still lives with his parents. Nevertheless, he becomes the subject of desire for a variety of women, including a single mother (Jane Horrocks), a wealthy pregnant girl (Helen Bonham Carter) and a middle-aged socialite (Lynn Redgrave). Gavin eventually finds love with one of the three women in this engaging, low-key … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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as Gavin Lamb

as Minerva Munday

as Mr. Adrian

as Sir Gordon Munday

as Lady Stella Munday

as Mrs. Lamb

as Mr. Lamb

as Opera Singer

as Lady Blackwater

as Spiro

as Manservant

as Salon Junior

as Sheila's Friend

as Opera Singer

as Mrs. Blake

as Opera Singer

as Muriel Sutton

as Man at Opera

as Mrs. Arbuthnot

as Salon Junior

as Mrs. Wagstaffe

as Rock Band
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