Miramax Films | Release Date: July 18, 1997 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
71
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 22 Critics
Positive:
17
Mixed:
5
Negative:
0
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The film's authority rests first and finally on the two actors in the leading roles. They are utterly reassuring. [4 August 1997, p. 26]
80
This true story, deftly embellished by writer Jeremy Brock and directed at a bracing English trot by John Madden, is a splendid showcase for its three superb leads. [28 July, 1997, p. 69]
75
Beguiling Victoriana. [18 July 1997, p.4D]
70
This British film has the regal, clubby aura of Masterpiece Theatre. [21 July 1997, p. 70]