The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1988)

Judith Hearne (Maggie Smith) is a middle-aged "maiden lady" piano teacher living in 1950s Dublin. Timid and self-deprecating, Judith permits herself to yearn over her new boarding-house neighbor, hotel entrepreneur Bob Hoskins.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 1, 1988
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Top-drawer screen interpretation of Brian Moore's 1955 novel about the spiritual crisis of a middle-aged woman.

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John Ballantine
A period piece yes but at least a period piece that is interesting to view. Isn't it the same old story? The spinster who's life is put into question… More