And it may be the first movie about naked women you can watch with your mom.Grade: B-plus Director: Nigel Cole Cast: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, John Alderton, Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Philip Glenister, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie, Geraldine James, Penelope Wilton Screenplay: Juliette Towhidi, Tim Firth Rating: PG-13; nudity, some language, drug-related material Running time: 108 min.
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(The real calendar outsold the Britney Spears calendar in the United States in 1999.) That success also breeds conflict, though, especially in Chris' household, where her teenage son is in agonies of embarrassment and her usually supportive husband is getting testy about having to run their business by himself.
It also pits Chris and Annie against each other over filming an ad for American television.
The sweetest movie full of naked women you'll see this season is Calendar Girls.
Based on the Full Monty-esque true story of a women's group in rural England that raised funds and eyebrows with a calendar of artful nude photos of middle-aged club members, Calendar Girls boasts a cast packed with accomplished British actors.
The restless catalyst who proposes a nude calendar is Chris, played by the fabulous Helen Mirren.
Pardon me, the fabulous Dame Helen Mirren; she received the title in June.
The media get a peek at those respectable club members in their altogethers, and suddenly the village is crawling with TV trucks.
The astounding success of the calendar even wins the women a trip to California for a TV appearance.
The only person more uptight about the shoot is the young amateur photographer they've recruited; he might as well have "But they're old enough to be my mum! But he starts fussing over his props, and the ladies start belting a couple of bottles of wine, and pretty soon they're giggling and razzing each other like teenagers at a slumber party.