Notes On A Scandal (2006) (C)
Release Date: April 17, 2007.
"Spellbinding. Explosive acting from Dench and Blanchett."
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.
Academy Award winners Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett give wickedly entertaining, Oscar-nominated performances, in this sexy, stylish thriller. Judi Dench mesmerizes as Barbara Covett, a teacher who rules over her classroom with an iron fist, yet leads a desperate, solitary life outside it. That is, until she meets radiant new art teacher Sheba Hart (Blanchett). Although at first overjoyed with her newfound kindred spirit, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having an affair with a teenage student, her jealousy and rage spiral out of control. Also starring Bill Nighy, Notes On A Scandal "has all the right ingredients: lust, greed, envy, secrets, lies, betrayal." (Bill Nighy, Interview) -- (C) 20th Century Fox, 2006, UK.
Starring Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy.
Directed by Richard Eyre.
Based on the novel "Notes On A Scandal," written by Zoe Heller.
Genre/Subject: Drama, Thriller.
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