My House in Umbria
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My House in Umbria
Adapted from William Trevor's novella of the same name, the made-for-cable My House in Umbria stars Dame Maggie Smith as Mrs. Emily Delahunty, a British romance novelist living in Italy. While on a shopping excursion to Milan, Emily barely survives a terrorist train bombing. Though she recovers fairly rapidly from her ordeal, three others -- a German journalist a British general and a traumatized orphan girl -- still bear profound physical and emotional wounds. In the spirit of democracy and compassion, the pluck Mrs. Delahunty invites her fellow survivors to recuperate at her lavish… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The scenery in this film is lush, the acting strong. But the material wanders and falters."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"A story about guilt, love and happy endings, My House in Umbria is a delightful and uplifting encounter."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Thin and uninvolving ... [but] the performances are good in a muted sort of way."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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