Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins
Florence Foster Jenkins

Year

2016

Duration

110 minutes

Genres

Biopics, Comedy, Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

American socialite Florence Foster Jenkins loved music, and opera in particular. Deciding to take this passion one step further and put herself onto the stage, she ambitiously hires New York’s iconic Carnegie Hall for a concert. The problem is, she is oblivious to the fact that she’s a truly atrocious singer. Having previously been protected from the truth by aristocratic manager St Clair Bayfield, the concert threatens to leave her ruefully exposed. This extraordinary true story vividly recreates 1940s New York and is a warm, humorous look at the powers of self-belief, treating its subject’s delusions sympathetically, anchored by a characteristically brilliant performance from Meryl Streep.

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PG Classification

Mild bad language, mild sex references.

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