Picture from A Good Year
Overall C+

Max Skinner (Russell Crow) is having A Good Year in the markets, until he is bequeathed a Chateau in France. Taking time away from the office, the oft-times unscrupulous businessman goes to check out the value of his inheritance. But once surrounded by the castle's charm, the tycoon finds himself toying with the idea of trading in his highlife for a simple, yet poorer, country existence. Unfortunately, viewers will find this sterling premise is tarnished by some content concerns.

Violence A-
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some sexual content.

A Good Year

The most recent home video release of this movie is February 26, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 27 February 2007

Taste the bouquet of A Good Year with the movies’ release to DVD (in either wide or full screen presentations). Toasting the film is director Ridley Scott’s audio commentary, while the recipe is revealed in The Making of a Good Year. The original theatrical trailer is also provided. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Surround 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround) and French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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