Keswick Film Club - Hilary And Jackie

Saturday 14th February 8:15 PM

Hilary And Jackie 

Director: Anand Tucker Country: UK
Cert: 15 Year: 1998 Length: 121 mins
Hilary And Jackie

Programme Notes

Cinema Handout (PDF 112KB)

Audience Reaction

Score: 78.26% Attendance: 61

Links

  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

Jacqueline du Prė was the leading cellist of her generation. But at the height of her fame, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Still controversial because it was based on the one-sided biography by du Prė's siblings, Frank Cottrell Boyce's script provided the basis for a scintillating performance by Emily Watson in the central role.

Critics

open_quote One of the most insightful and wrenching portraits
of the joys and tribulations of being a classical musician ever filmed.
close_quote Stephen Holden, New York Times


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