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A Month by the Lake (1995)

A Month by the Lake




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This romantic comedy is set upon Italy's beautiful Lake Como just before WW II erupted in Europe. British, middle-aged, but still-attractive Miss Bentley has come to the lake to visit the family resort. She has not been there since her father died and since her 14-year relationship with a married man broke up. The place has changed since she was there last and there is only one other Britisher there, the single, handsome Major Winslow, a wealthy industrialist. He and she engage in a few rounds of tennis, and begin a tentative romance that is interrupted when flirtatious American-upstart Miss Beaumont shows up and begins toying catlike, with the affections of the vulnerable major. Meanwhile, Miss Bentley finds herself dallying with a handsome young Italian.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Trevor Bentham, H.E. Bates
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 1, 2003


Vanessa Redgrave
as Miss Bentley
Edward Fox
as Major Wilshaw
Uma Thurman
as Miss Beaumont
Alida Valli
as Signora Fascioli
Alessandro Gassman
as Vittorio Balsari
Carlo Cartier
as Mr. Bonizzoni
Natalia Bizzi
as Mrs. Bonizzoni
James Fox
as Maj. Paul Winslow
Frances Nacman
as American Lady
Veronica Wells
as American Lady
Ajanta Barilli
as Italian Girl
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Critic Reviews for A Month by the Lake

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (12)

Vanessa Redgrave has never been more likable on screen than in her buoyantly athletic turn here.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Detroit News
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Time Out
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Audience Reviews for A Month by the Lake

Beautiful scenery and a bewitching Vanessa Redgrave make this a lovely viewing experience, Uma is out of her depth here.

jay nixon

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Funny and with a good cast.


this movie could have been amazing. it has the plotline and the actors. but it was horrible, especially because I was expecting a lot from it. very badly filmed.

Olga K

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