Overall Rank: 31898
Average Rating: 1.9/4
# of Ratings: 7
Theatrical Release Date: 08/20/2004
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Stephen Fry
Actors: Simon McBurney, Michael Sheen, Emily Mortimer, James McAvoy, Stockard Channing, Dan Aykroyd
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Snake Sugarbaker - wrote on 12/11/2009
Essentially ancestors of Club 54, the parties thrown by the "bright young things" (a group of well-heeled, bored socialites) were the talk of 1930s London. Much like their debauched NYC progeny, the balls were extravagant, costumes were outlandish, and cocaine abundant (and here I was, thinking cocaine hadn't been invented until 1971). Not only were the socialites' parties the hottest ticket in town, but they were also the hottest news story; famous for being famous, the media darlings scandalized and fascinated aristocratic London.
At the center of this gang of rabble-rousers are Nina (the cute Emily Mortimer) and Adam (Stephen Campbell Moore), whose engagement is contingent upon Adam's financial solvency. Adam, a writer, is soon hired on as "Mr. Chatterbox," the unknown spy reporter …
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