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The Chaperone

The Chaperone is a movie starring Elizabeth McGovern, Haley Lu Richardson, and Géza Röhrig. In the early 1920s, a Kansas woman finds her life forever changed when she accompanies a young dancer on her fame-seeking journey to New...

Running Time
1 hours 43 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Michael Engler
Writer
Julian Fellowes, Laura Moriarty
Actors
Haley Lu Richardson, Victoria Hill, Géza Röhrig, Elizabeth McGovern
Country
Australia, UK, USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In this handsome period piece perfectly suited for cinephiles of all stripes, director Michael Engler (Downton Abbey, 30 Rock, Six Feet Under) and screenwriter Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey, Gosford Park) bring a fascinating slice of pre-Hollywood history to light in a coming-of-age story centering on the relationship between the young, free-spirited and soon-to-be international screen starlet Louise Brooks (a riveting, high-intensity Haley Lu Richardson) and her tee-totalling chaperone (a wonderfully nuanced Elizabeth McGovern). On their journey from the conservative confines of Wichita Kansas to the flash and sizzle of New York City, both women are driven by a kindred desire for self-discovery and liberation from the past. Based on the book by Laura Moriarty and anchored by a superb supporting cast (Miranda Otto, Géza Röhrig, and Blythe Danner in a key cameo), The Chaperone is a sensitive, resonant, and illuminating tale of women's lives in the early 20th century.

Comments about drama «The Chaperone» (16)

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Judy

The Chaperone is a film about a family who is torn apart by the death of their son. The father, who has lost his mind, seeks to regain control of his son's death, but finds himself falling in love with the mother who is suffering from a mental illness. The film is beautifully shot. The editing is not only clear, but it is also interesting. The music is not only wonderful, but it is also affecting. It is a film that should be seen by everyone. The story is very real and the actors are excellent. The only flaw is that it is a little long. If you want to see a film about a family and the loss of a child, this is the film for you. You will not be disappointed.

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Kimberly Crawford

I was lucky enough to catch this movie on a late night cable channel. I never had seen the previous films of this director, but the movie itself was great. I loved the music, the cinematography, and the acting was top notch. This is one of those movies you can watch over and over again and never get tired of it. I would recommend this movie to anyone. It's very underrated. If you haven't seen it, please do.

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Dorothy W.

The Chaperone was a film that I really enjoyed watching. I have seen many of the "family films" that I have seen recently, and although they are all great films, I found that I enjoyed them more than The Chaperone. The Chaperone is a true family film. I have seen many films with similar themes, but none of them have been as enjoyable as The Chaperone. This film was truly a family film. The movie had a great story, and it really did take me back to my childhood. The characters in the film were real, and I really liked them. There were also many memorable scenes that I have watched over and over again. I especially liked the scene where "the teacher" showed the class how to use a vacuum cleaner. That scene was just as entertaining as the scene where "the teacher" taught "the other kids" how to play the flute. I think this film was great for many reasons. It was a great story, and the characters were real. It was a great film, and I recommend it to everyone. I really hope that they make a sequel to this film. It deserves to be watched again, and I hope that they make another film like it.

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Alan Lewis

I have been waiting for this movie for a long time. I wanted to watch it so bad, and finally watched it. This is my first review. I am so glad that I did this, because I had no idea what to expect. I expected a normal romantic comedy, but what I got was a really emotional movie with lots of little things that you didn't expect. I am so glad that I watched this movie because I love drama movies, and this one was really touching and emotional. I don't want to say anything about the story because I don't want to spoil it. I just want to say that I have never seen a movie that has such a deep story and emotional moments. I don't want to say anything about the cast because I don't want to ruin it. All I want to say is that this movie was really touching and very emotional. I am not going to spoil it, but I can say that the cast was amazing, and I can't wait for the movie to come out in theaters. If you are a fan of drama movies, then this is the movie for you. I am going to go see it again, and I will probably watch it again. It is really worth watching.

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Alexander Nichols

A small budget film, made on a low budget, but it's still quite good. It has a good cast and a decent plot. If you like films that are low budget, this is a good one to see. I can't really remember the last time I was so happy watching a film that cost nothing. I would recommend this to anyone.

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Michelle

I saw the film in the first week it was in theaters. I was blown away by how good the film was. I went to see it with my girlfriend, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that I enjoyed the film. I felt the movie was moving and realistic. I think that the ending of the film was what I was most impressed with. I didn't see it coming, and the movie didn't let me down. The film was moving, and I felt a great deal of empathy for the main character. I thought the acting was great, and I was glad to see the movie was not all that dark. I really thought that this film was going to be all about drug addiction, but it was not. I think it was a great film, and I would recommend it to anyone. I don't know if I would have been as satisfied, but I definitely would have been.

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Stephen Jordan

This is a nice little film. The acting is excellent, the camera work is good, and the script is pretty good. I thought the whole idea of the film was pretty good, and the ending was a bit surprising. I really liked this film, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes a good film, or if you just want to see some good acting.

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Amy S.

I watched this movie for the first time last night and was so pleased with it. It was a very good movie. I was very surprised with the ending, because I thought it was going to be the same ending as the book. The film is very good, and I would recommend this movie to everyone. I really liked the characters in this movie and it was a great story.

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Maria Henderson

I was very impressed with this movie. I've seen the Trailer for the first time and was interested in seeing it. This is the first movie I've seen that really touched me emotionally. The story was amazing. It's about a man who is deeply in love with a woman, but her family, friends, and family reject him. He's so frustrated with these people and his situation that he decides to leave his family to start a new life. The story was very well done. It's very moving and it made me feel sad, happy, and sad again. The acting was great. I can't say much more than that without spoiling the movie for anyone who hasn't seen it. It's definitely worth seeing.

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Christina Chavez

This film is so rare, I've only seen it once, but it was well worth the time. The plot is really good, the dialogue is really good and the acting is very good, especially that of the lead actor, Alok Nath. The film is very fast paced, but is definitely not dull, I really liked it, the only problem I have with it is that there are two versions of the film, the theatrical version and the director's cut, which is a very good version, but not the one I recommend. The reason I think the theatrical version is better is that it doesn't have the anti-climactic ending that the director's cut has, which makes the film that bit more interesting.

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Angela B.

A silent film, but I think silent movies are very much alive. My favorite is "Singin' in the Rain". It was about a quiet, low-key story. When the story is quiet, it's quiet. I don't like quiet stories. I like quiet characters, quiet stories. And this one was quiet. It was a story of a woman, her husband, and the people in the world around her. I think this is a movie that is very different from other movies. I think it's a movie that will stay with you. I think this is a movie that is going to be in the film section of my local video store.

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Randy

I don't understand why this movie is so bad. It is very interesting and entertaining. It has a great story and a great cast. It's not a bad movie but it could have been better. I think it's a very good movie. It is the perfect movie for a rainy day.

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Roy

I was truly moved by the true story of this film. I was completely immersed in the movie and the characters. It was very moving and a real eye opener for me. I really cannot put into words the emotion and feeling I felt throughout the entire film. I was literally in tears from laughing to crying. It was really good. I highly recommend this film to everyone who has a heart.

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Harold

I have to admit that I am a fan of Jean-Pierre Jeunet, I am a fan of the movie "The Fifth Element", and I think he is one of the greatest directors in the world. The Chaperone is a masterpiece. I know that I am not the only one who loves this movie, it has a great following. I have been reading about it on the internet for years, and the more I read about it the more I loved it. It has an amazing story, and is full of action and drama. I have watched it many times and I still love it. The plot is fantastic, and the way it is told is just as good. The acting is great, especially by Liam Neeson, and I think he was the best. The music is awesome, and the movie is full of action. I love it. It is a perfect movie. I recommend it to anyone. The only thing I would change would be the ending, it could have been a little better. I also think that the film could have been longer, but it is perfect. I am not sure what is going to happen next, but I know that I am going to watch it again and again. I will definitely be watching this movie again and again. It is a great movie. If you have not seen it, you should. I hope you like it.

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Denise Lawrence

I can't quite decide if this movie is a comedy or a drama. I will say that it has a lot of laughs, and a lot of drama. It is a little slow, but it is mostly about the relationship between the two main characters. You can see the couple slowly falling apart, but you don't see the couple in a much better light than you would have if you just watched it straight. This movie is definitely worth watching. I've seen it twice, and I plan to see it again.

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Anna

I found this movie to be very moving, I also thought the acting was very well done. The acting is by no means Oscar worthy, but it is very good. The movie was about a man who just lost his wife to a car accident, he is still very upset over it, and he is very determined to make up for it. The movie is not a "happy ending", and there is no happy ending, but it is still very moving. The actors all did a great job. Overall, I really enjoyed this movie, and I would recommend it to anyone.