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Nothing Like a Dame

Nothing Like a Dame is a movie starring Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins, and Judi Dench. Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.

Other Titles
Chá Com As Damas, Tea With the Dames, Tea with the Dames - Ein unvergesslicher Nachmittag, Nothing like a dame, Τσάι με τις Κυρίες, Szlachectwo (nie) zobowiązuje, Tea With The Dames, Tea with the Dames, Te med Damerne, Tea With the Dames - Ein unvergesslicher Nachmittag
Running Time
1 hours 24 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Roger Michell
Actors
Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, Judi Dench
Country
UK
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre.

Comments about documentary «Nothing Like a Dame» (24)

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Billy Bishop

This is an excellent documentary on how the plastic surgery industry is ruining the lives of the people of Britain. The women and girls portrayed in the film speak of the brutal, devastating way the surgery has had an impact on their lives. There is an almost comical feeling of helplessness at times, with the women constantly falling on their knees in shame and pleading for their loved ones' lives to be saved, the stories are very powerful. The documentary is very thought-provoking and thought-provoking, although some of the footage is disturbing. There is some dark humour in the film, I laughed a few times and I hope they don't make this film too well known. The film is very well made and a good way to start the year, I think it should be required viewing for all medical students.

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Marie Murray

An incredible story about one woman's journey in adapting to the modern world. The documentary, based on a book written by Diana, has a great vibe and it's been really interesting to see the way the world views her, in such a positive way, and not what she wants. This documentary is filled with fascinating stories, which can only be described as inspiring. It's like a roller-coaster ride through the dark side of life. An amazing journey, I give it a 7/10

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Janice N.

These interviews with 'the various' left wingers in the 'Reagan' White House are a fascinating look at the view from the inside. It's fascinating to see all of the different people who knew Reagan from his childhood to his later years, and those who knew him best. From the folks who worked with him in the White House to the people who were closest to him when he was president. It's fascinating to see how each person reacts to Reagan as a man, as a leader, as a President. Some people, like Walter Mondale and the other members of the House and Senate, show a certain level of fear when they hear about Reagan. They cannot stand what he stood for, they cannot stand what he has done. It is interesting to see how each one of these people reacts to Reagan as a President. It's interesting to see how the people who voted for Reagan view him, as a person, as a President. The people who voted against Reagan are seen as one-dimensional. It's a fascinating look at what the Reaganites and the other group of people who voted for Reagan are all about. A very interesting documentary.

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Ralph

Richard Dreyfuss' lead role in the 80s version of THE JEOPARDY is a marvel to behold. His movement and his facial expressions are so real that he becomes almost a character, if you will. Although his character is the main focus of the documentary, the story of the star is a brilliant documentary in its own right. The film is divided into three segments: the first has Dreyfuss and his family in an early 1970s moment of transition. The second part of the film, a full-length portrait of Dreyfuss as an actor, is very different. The star discusses his early roles in HEAVENS OF FORTUNE and his involvement in A MOVIE LIKE DREAMS, his life and his work from the '50s to the '70s. The third segment is more of a musical concert, consisting of Dreyfuss and fellow actors performing songs from his earlier film. As one might expect, this segment is one of the most moving in the film. These three segments are accompanied by excellent film footage, as well as interviews with Dreyfuss' friends and other Hollywood celebrities. The end of this documentary is an interview with Dreyfuss about his early films, which culminates with a message from him on the significance of his work. All of this is accompanied by clips from his more recent films, which feature his beautiful voice.

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Pamela Greene

This is a little known documentary on a controversial topic, the Catholic Church's position on divorce, remarriage and the rights of Catholics to leave the Church. It's a very interesting documentary, full of fascinating images, and contains some interesting interviews with those involved in the debate. But the film is seriously flawed. It's based on interviews with a number of Catholic priests who either defend the Church's views on these matters, or just plain defend the Church's views on them. There are too many people in the film who have opinions on these issues that are either inconsistent or simply ignorant of the facts. The majority of the film is either a meandering attack on the Catholic Church, or is filled with inaccurate statements and misrepresentations. There is also a number of deliberately misleading images in the film that paint the Church in an unflattering light, and are often used to push an agenda. The director and the documentary's editor appear to be sympathetic towards the Church's position, but have no knowledge of the facts. This is a documentary that should be left to the public to decide, rather than the Church's supporters.

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Sarah W.

In 1982, in a remote little village in Northern Ireland, twenty-one year-old Wendy Davis ("The Cenobites" from "A Clockwork Orange") lives with her family, ages seven to eighteen, and works as a housemaid. When her father refuses to feed her, she goes to a local supermarket and purchases a can of tuna for her family to use. Although she tells the store clerk that she is hungry, he takes it back and refuses to pay for it. She is verbally abused by her father and her younger brother. In desperation, she turns to prostitution for food. She seeks the help of a "social worker" who claims that she has never received any assistance from the local government. However, the local police department do not seem to care that she has not registered for a job as a prostitute. In desperation, she turns to a former English Major, who works as a junior police officer, to give her advice on how to secure work as a prostitute. He tells her that she must try and convince her father that she has to work as a prostitute. Eventually, he agrees to help her. In the end, Wendy loses her job as a prostitute, and her father becomes more understanding. She still suffers from abuse at home, but the local police department does not seem to care. The purpose of the film is to illustrate how Wendy manages to overcome the difficulties faced by many women in Northern Ireland. Wendy is shown to be a confident woman and a human being. She manages to rise above the obstacles that her family and community have placed on her, and she manages to create a life for herself. Although the film does not cover the full period of her life, it does demonstrate how Wendy overcame her hardship in a small Northern Ireland village.

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Emily F.

I was very intrigued to watch this documentary, as I am an avid follower of Allen's works. I can confidently say that I was impressed with the cinematic style and style of the film, but I was also very impressed with Allen's personal view on the film. Allen's commentary was quite interesting and I think that he demonstrated a very intelligent, well-spoken, and quite, and complete view of his film and his life. I think that the only major issue with the film is that it lacked a clear theme, which could have helped to define Allen's vision of his life and his views of his peers. Still, I think that this was a very good film and it is worth seeing.

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Austin Hawkins

Wow! How can you not love this film! If you are a lover of any artistic medium, this is a must see film. I truly love this film and have been telling people that it is an essential documentary for any film lover. If you are looking for a film that will resonate with you and will show you the artistry of the human condition then this is it. The cinematography is impeccable and the editing is magnificent. If you love movies then this is a must see. Go see it, I guarantee it will be worth your time. If you love art, you will love this film. I have been watching it for 2 days and it is still good as ever. I haven't had the time to go through all the pictures, but all of them are amazing. The film is about the human condition and how we are all connected in some way. When you watch the film you are seeing what is going on in the mind of the human beings. The story is very simple and easy to understand and watch. The film is very entertaining and inspiring. I recommend this film to everyone. I just hope that this film will be a regular DVD in the future.

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Deborah G.

I loved this documentary. I found it to be very realistic, and it was an excellent balance of good and bad. I thought the people who were featured in the documentary had a lot to live for. I enjoyed the way the documentary ended, I thought it was a good conclusion, and I didn't find it to be overly emotional, despite it was obviously about the struggle of a young girl, and a new mother and a new baby. I thought that it was very well done and entertaining. I also liked that there was no conflict or conflict resolution, but more of a piecemeal approach to the story. I also liked the fact that they didn't show people's reactions to the adoption of her baby, but instead showed the adoption itself, and it showed a good balance. I also thought that the narrator was really good. I thought he was funny, and did a good job at showing the documentary as well. I think he did a great job at showing the ups and downs of the adoption, and I liked that he didn't dwell too much on the adoption itself, but rather the way the adoption was handled. Overall, I thought that the documentary was very well done, and I found it entertaining.

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Victoria Graham

When the Park Slope power plant in Brooklyn was shut down, many locals were made homeless and the need for clean energy became a huge concern. The documentary A Woman Named Jenny started the movement in New York, and thanks to the funding, the documentary was filmed. The people that interviewed were not professionals and they gave an incredible amount of information. I thought the interviews were mostly interesting, and made it worth watching. There was also a bit of drama in the film, though it wasn't major and didn't ruin the documentary. If you want to learn more about the environmental movement, this is the documentary to watch.

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Peter W.

I think this is a good documentary about the scene. The director didn't try to try to change the old ways and create a new scene. He simply presented facts and figures in a logical way, without trying to change them. I'm not the biggest fan of the band that the director has presented as a film, but in the end, I thought the film was interesting and worthwhile. I would have liked to have seen more on the band, but that's not the case. The director does a good job of explaining the reasons that the band was split up and what happened to them. He doesn't present them as a genius or a "failure", but as human beings with their own reasons for their actions. I liked that he did not paint the band in a negative light. He didn't want to glorify them, but he kept them in their own realm, which is good. The director is not some famous rock journalist, but a musician himself. So I think it's good that he tries to present some facts, and not to reveal anything about the band's personal lives. I think the band members did a really good job. I really enjoyed the interviews with the band members, because they gave their side of the story. I don't have any major issues with the interviews, but I thought they were some of the most realistic I've seen. I think it was great that the band didn't try to put in a good side of the film to help it along. I think the director didn't want to be an exploitative filmmaker. It's a personal film, and the director didn't want to put in a side of the band that would be harmful to the audience. The director just wanted to show the facts, and it was nice to see that some things in the band were kept in the documentary, but not in the interviews. That's not always the case, and sometimes it's not so simple. This was a good film about a very important period in the history of music. I would recommend it to anyone who likes rock music and a good documentary.

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Craig S.

There is a certain level of nuance to certain of the comments made in this film. It is as if you are seeing the real life of someone who is profoundly affected by such a tragic event. But for me, the film was as much a study of the strengths and weaknesses of those who decided to ignore the odds and stay with the child in such a serious of circumstances as it was an attempt to understand the terrible tragedy and the effect that it had on the family's lives. Each story was equally compelling, and I was especially impressed with one mother's perseverance in keeping the baby with her, despite the expense of having to take her to the hospital or to a mental health center. Another mother who felt that the child's death would be a blessing for her, and was able to keep the baby until she was able to pick her up again, and was able to provide her with a better life. And so on. But the point I think is made is that people in such a crisis situation have to be able to look beyond the immediate situations in which they find themselves and realize that the life they lead now is the only life they will ever have, and that the decisions they made, and the choices they have made, will determine whether or not that is true. And that, as a result of their decisions, they will have to live with the consequences of their choices, whether or not they choose to accept them, and whether or not they accept that decision. And that the choices they make, and the choices they have made, will have an impact on their lives and their children's lives.

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Jesse

The history of this film is very interesting, and I had never known much about the life of an American girl during the late 40's and early 50's. While the story of this film is not well known, it is important to know the story to appreciate this film. I have seen the movie a number of times, and I understand how it can be very difficult to watch. Many times I was even thinking about the existence of AIDS and how many of the young people in this film had died from AIDS, especially during the peak of the epidemic in the late 50's and early 60's. This film takes you through the major events of the life of these women and their friendship, friendship with a singer, and their life and death from AIDS. Although the film does not have any real musical score, it is still extremely important to understand the songs and their meanings. The film also has a great "voice over" by the author, which has so much to say about the time and place of this story. One of the most interesting things is how the film tries to balance the lives of these women and their friendship with the interest in the music. The writer also gives us insight into the different music styles that these women were listening to and how they connected to different music styles. The music is very important to understand because we see how these women communicate their feelings of love and rejection. The film also does a great job of showing how the music and music styles of the era influence the music styles of the younger generation. I also have to say that it is very important to have the director of the film, Bill Horn, who has a very clear sense of what music and music styles are. He has said in many interviews that his goal was to take music from the past and make it "new music" and also bring it into the present. This is very important because it is important to understand that music is very important to understand and to use to communicate with people and for communicating in general. A great movie!

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Bryan

If you are interested in how a new generation of filmmakers would have gone about the creation of an entire film with a single location, you should really give this one a chance. Not all of the subject matter has to be from the 1950's, but it is a documentary that depicts what it was like to be part of the film industry during a time when the studios were scrambling to find a way to make their film releases as reliable as possible. It is a period piece that is fascinating to watch as the different personalities of the different crews were explored, as well as the challenges that went into developing a successful film. The filmmakers were able to capture the growth of the industry and how the studios went about giving a film a second life with a multi-national distribution deal that didn't pay off until years later. While it is clear that the film would have been made by the same crews that made the previous ones, the way the filmmakers worked together is fascinating to watch and shows the dedication that the studios showed in producing their films. The directors will tell you that if they had the money to do it again, they would have gone through with the process of filming in such a way as to keep the footage in the same location for the entire production. And the fact that they are still going to try to shoot in this way is very encouraging to me. The fact that they had the chance to actually film and make their film in a location that was already a favorite of theirs was one of the reasons I wanted to see this documentary. I think it is a testament to the power of the films that there are still so many people out there who feel that their work is not being given the credit it deserves, and this documentary should be a warning to anyone who thinks that one more successful film is enough to get the attention of the studios. It is truly amazing how many people think that film is dead and that it is time to move on to something new. In fact, the majority of the people who have given the film a rating of 4 or lower are people who were involved in the film and are clearly saying that this film has not lived up to the expectations of their work. This documentary should be required viewing for anyone who is interested in the film industry and their influence on film.

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Megan

It's refreshing to watch this film. It is no Academy award winning movie, but it is an excellent documentary on the lives of the women who were in the "Joint" - the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, the military unit that served in WWI. It was an improvement over the first documentary on the women soldiers on the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, which was very long and boring. But this one is about the women who served in WWI. It's interesting to see how the men were treated, and how they were treated. I highly recommend this movie.

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Nancy W.

For the most part this documentary is a joy to watch. The interviews with those involved are fascinating. Most of the stories are ones that have been told before in documentaries and never told well. The story of Angelina Jolie is definitely one that has not been told well, and the subjects interviewed are very articulate. This is not a movie about Angelina Jolie, but it is an excellent movie that may be able to answer some questions about her sexuality.

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Kevin

I'm trying to give this movie as much credit as possible, and I would say that it did a good job on telling the story of some people. It was interesting to hear the views and emotions of the people in this documentary. I also was glad that the voices were different from what I usually hear when I watch the documentaries. The voice that I heard most often was that of Lene Phillips. I also liked that they showed a lot of different people, and I think that they did a good job of making sure that people of different backgrounds, and different cultures, saw things that they didn't get. I'm not sure if this was the intention, but I think that they did a good job at doing that. I also think that this documentary is well-done. It didn't drag or bore me or make me want to fast forward or fast forward through the parts that I didn't like. In fact, I think that it made me want to learn more about the history of the people that I was hearing from. I think that it's an interesting and worthwhile film.

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Joe Castillo

Michael Caine is a legend. Without him, there would be no Harry Potter. It's a bit of a mystery why he chose this subject to tackle, but it's definitely a story that's worth telling. Here he shares his thoughts on how society is to blame for the perception of men. Sure, there are stereotypes that we hear about, but there is much more to it. Caine comments on how there are two ways to deal with society and how they impact each other. He goes into the philosophy of the film, saying it is a reflection of the rise of modern media. He also mentions how he feels society is too uptight. The film also talks about how people are not as innocent as they think they are. There is a sense that society is getting tougher and more punitive in their reactions to things. What does this say about people, especially men? You'll notice the word 'hippie' used a lot in the film. It's a big hit. Yes, Caine is a hippie himself. But I think it speaks to the nature of the film. Caine's opinion is one that is either a true reflection of the world around him, or the world's views on men. That's the essence of the film. At times, Caine seems to be in opposition to society. At times he's the one getting the most out of life. But, Caine is just as often the one telling you what you should be doing. He'll be telling you how to spend your time. He'll be telling you how to live your life. It's a tale of an extraordinary man, whose words and images can be right on the money. It's all about where we are and what we should be doing. It's a tale of how to live life in the right way. The book is based on Caine's own experiences in an early age, and it is a great read. The film is based on interviews with other men and women. I think this film is more about how men can change the world, rather than how to change society. I recommend this film, especially if you're a man and you feel like a lot of men are silent about the issues that are affecting them.

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Dorothy W.

They did a really good job presenting this documentary. It was very informative, and the direction was great. It was very exciting and very informative. It just didn't cover enough of the bad things that we see in this country. I would love to see a documentary that covers the good things, or something like this. I believe it is something that is in the works. I would recommend this documentary to anyone.

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Donna R.

This documentary shows the life of a retired civil servant, who's made many courageous decisions as a result of his or her career. The documentary is very interesting. The man who interviewed him tells us that they had never met before, and we learn that his life is filled with good experiences, with a strong sense of duty and patriotism. He is always wondering whether the world would be better if he had made different decisions. The man is a great example of what happens when you are forced to make choices. The doc does not offer any political views, although it does raise issues about national security. It is a perfect example of how you can do some good and have no regret.

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Roy M.

This is a great film about one of the most infamous murderers in American history, Paul Bernardo. Although there are a few inaccuracies, they are mostly from what I've read. I know Bernardo was a very deranged individual who would never have wanted to do what he did. I just wish more attention had been paid to the crime itself. His last words were not "I love you", but "I love you, and I want to die." There is not much of a way to make a film about an individual that was such a hideous person, but Bernardo was so awful and an incredible villain that there was no way that a film could be made. I think that's the most common complaint about the film, that it was too brutal. But it's a good film, and I'm glad that someone made it.

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Nathan Bryant

This is a very interesting documentary. It is all about the trials and tribulations of the photographer, John Klimt, who has an uncanny ability to capture the essence of any scene. In this case he captured a man in a bar who had become so hostile that he was threatening to cut off his own ear in an act of self-mutilation. The man who shot this scene was John Klein, who will be memorialized as one of the great photographers of the 20th century. What makes this film especially powerful is the fact that it portrays a true story. All of the interviews with the witnesses and their family members are worth the price of admission. I was really moved by the interviews with the mother of the man who was shot, Stanley Shroeder, who worked as a waiter at the bar, and who was also involved in the movie. The film also features interviews with Bob Dylan and others who were involved in making this film. As well, there is a great deal of footage of Stanley, John Klimt and Diane Arbus, who played the beautiful pianist in the movie, so that you can see the relationship between the two. The documentary is also worth watching for its good music. It's really nice to see the two composers, Jim Carroll and Klimt, in this film, and they both are amazing. I really liked the music of Jim Carroll and the album, "Klimt's Room", which he recorded during the time of this project. There's also great music from Diane Arbus, such as the duet "The Moon and the Sun" and the album "The Morning After". This is a really good documentary, I highly recommend it.

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Harry

I loved the documentary about the girls who live in the homes and what their lives are like. You can see them in there homes and see how they live their lives. They are all sisters who have been abused and the very youngest has been physically abused. This is very emotional. I've read many reviews saying the film is just another documentary. I think it is. I loved that the film was real and the girls weren't just a bunch of young girls, they were real. I also enjoyed that they made the film even when the girls said they didn't want to be interviewed, they were so angry at the world for not taking care of the girls. I really loved the film and I wish the girls who live in these homes would tell their stories. I also love the fact that the film is about the girls who have to live in these homes. It's a sad thing but I think it is important. The girls deserve a better life.

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Gregory

I have just finished watching The Great Gatsby for the third time and I was pleased to be able to learn a little more about this enigmatic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, despite knowing almost nothing about the book. Despite this, the film was a delight to watch. The main characters were portrayed to perfection, the plot flowed nicely and even the dialogue was great. I liked the use of color, especially in the colors used in the bedroom scenes. The direction was also wonderful, it was clear what the characters were feeling and feeling. It wasn't too obvious if there were similarities between the characters or not, which was a big bonus. I loved the use of symbolism in the movie, especially in the use of colors. It was a great film for people who didn't read the book or for those who did, it was a very enjoyable film. I would recommend this to anyone who has not read the book or to anyone who has read the book, it will make you think about it a little more, as the movie does a great job of doing that. I would recommend this to anyone who has never read the book, as it is a great movie for those who have read the book, it is a great film for those who have not, but it is a great film for those who have. This is an excellent film for anyone who likes a film that is different and who enjoys a great film. 9/10.