My House in Umbria
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My House in Umbria
Richard Loncraine's adaptation of William Trevor's My House in Umbria stars Maggie Smith as novelist Emily Delahunty. After a bomb explodes on a train car carrying Delahunty, she persuades three of her fellow survivors to recover at her estate. The threesome includes the General (Ronnie Barker), Aimee (Emmy Clarke), and a German man named Werner (Benno Fürmann). The four begin acting like a family, which pleases Delahunty greatly. Conflict arises when Aimee's uncle Thomas (Chris Cooper) comes to collect his niece. My House in Umbria was made for HBO and screened at the Santa… 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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