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Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day

Miss Guinevere Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) is a frumpy governess who has a hard time keeping a job, so when she gets an opportunity to work for an aspiring actress (Amy Adams) she seizes the chance. But keeping up to naughty children proves easier than covering up for a naughty socialite! Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: D+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 06 Mar 2008
Video Release: 18 Aug 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day is rated PG-13: for some partial nudity and innuendo.

Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds.
Studio: 2008 Focus Features

Detailed Review

On the eve of World War II, Miss Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) finds herself dismissed from her job... again. Her outspoken and hardly magnetic personality are parts of the reason why… 
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Why Is Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day Rated PG-13?

This British comedy looks at one remarkable day in the life of Miss Pettigrew, a… 
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In the film, Miss Pettigrew and Joe, who are two oldest characters portrayed, discuss the… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Another governess undergoes a remarkable transformation in the family-friendly film Nanny McPhee. Pretending to… 
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