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Keeping Mum Movie Review Summary

Actors: Rowan Atkinson, Kristen Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze

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Walter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson) is the well meaning vicar of a small town parish. He is so obsessed with writing the perfect sermon that he is completely clueless to his wife's affair with her golf instructor.
He also doesn't pay any attention to his daughter, who has a different boyfriend every week. He is also oblivious to the fact that his young son is getting bullied at school.

His wife, Gloria feels unloved and neglected, not to mention sexually frustrated. She prays every night for salvation. Then, one day her prayers are answered in the form of Grace, a seemingly sweet old lady, who is hired as the housekeeper. Except, there's one problem...she is a stark raving mad psychopathic killer.
The review of this Movie prepared by Stephanie Elden








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   married couple fighting How much humor v. drama    -   Somewhat more humor than serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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