Main content | Search | Section navigation menu | Site-wide navigation menu

Main menu

 
 
 

Aro Recommended Wit

 

USA 2003, 99 minutes
Dir. Mike Nichols
Rating: [M]
Genres: Drama

 

Aroview: The dramatic and comedic talents of Emma Thompson flourish in a brave, heartfelt performance as a terminally ill literary professor with a sharp-wit and a passion for poetry.

Confined to a hospital bed, she reflects on significant moments in her life as a spinster academic while the receiving the cold comforts of the medical fraternity. Admirably restrained for the most part but perhaps inevitably sentimental, veteran dir. Mike Nichols retains the pared-down theatricality of Margaret Edson's stageplay, affording it an intimacy that is key to its power.

Adopt-a-Movie Kindly Adopted by Elizabeth Crayford

Member Reviews

Average rating 4 stars. (Very Good) (Very Good). Showing 1-1 of 1 member reviews.

Have your say  Reviewing Films

DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • aspect ratio: 1.85:1
 

Close Relatives

Wit cover
Rental
DVD (R4)
Widescreen
$6 Rent
Purchase
DVD (R4)
Ex-Rental DVD
$20
$15
Buy

Prices in $NZD (incl. GST)

Your basket is empty