Penelope

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Publisher:
Summit Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2008]
Language:
English
Description
A kindly aristocrat suffering from an unsightly curse breaks free from her extravagant, prison-like estate to seek adventure and discover her true self in a romantic, modern-day fairy tale directed by Mark Palansky and starring Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Peter Dinklage, and Reese Witherspoon. Generations ago, a witch placed a curse on the Wilhelm family that would result in the next girl being born into the clan having a porcine snout -- and now young Penelope (Ricci) has fallen victim to the vengeful hag's unsightly grudge. When tabloid reporter Lemon (Dinklage) runs a misleadingly frightening photograph of the kind-hearted Penelope, her parents, Jessica (Catherine O'Hara) and Franklin (Richard E. Grant), lock the girl away in a sprawling mansion. Though it is said that the curse can be lifted if a man of Penelope's status takes her hand in marriage, every man who lays eyes on the girl takes flight at first sight, never to return -- until the arrival of Max (McAvoy), that is. An unrepentant gambler with a heavy heart and an ulterior motive for meeting Penelope, Max is unexpectedly caught off guard by the pig-nosed girl's disarming charm, and suddenly flees before carrying out his nefarious plan. Now determined to throw caution to the wind and explore the world on her own terms, Penelope makes the acquaintance of independent-minded delivery girl Annie (Witherspoon), who fast agrees to join her newfound friend on the ultimate journey of self-discovery. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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auth_author2Amathieu, Michel
Arnold-Beutel, Christian
Caveny, Leslie.
Curling, Chris.
Dinklage, Peter.
Figgis, Susie
Grant, Richard E.
Grant, Richard E., 1957-
Greenspun, Danny
Greenspun, Robin
Gregory, Jon.
McArthur, Amanda
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Molasky, Andrew
O'Hara, Catherine.
Palansky, Mark.
Ricci, Christina.
Ritchie, Paul
Roban, Michael
Robertson, Phil.
Russell, Dylan.
Simpson, Jennifer.
Steindorff, Scott
Steindorff, Scott, 1959-
Talbot, Joby.
Taylor, Jill
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-
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Arnold-Beutel, Christian
Caveny, Leslie.
Caveny, Leslie.|Screenwriter
Curling, Chris.
Dinklage, Peter.
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Figgis, Susie
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Grant, Richard E.,1957-|Actor
Greenspun, Danny
Greenspun, Robin
Gregory, Jon.
Grosvenor Park Productions
McArthur, Amanda
McAvoy, James,1979-
McAvoy, James,1979-|Actor
Molasky, Andrew
O'Hara, Catherine.
O'Hara, Catherine.|Actor
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Palansky, Mark.|Director
Ricci, Christina.
Ricci, Christina.|Actor
Ritchie, Paul
Roban, Michael
Robertson, Phil.
Russell, Dylan.
Simpson, Jennifer.
Simpson, Jennifer.|Producer
Steindorff, Scott
Steindorff, Scott,1959-|Producer
Stone Village Pictures (Firm)
Summit Entertainment.
Talbot, Joby.
Tatira Active Films.
Taylor, Jill
Type A Films (Firm)
Witherspoon, Reese,1976-
Witherspoon, Reese,1976-|Producer
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Bachelors -- Drama
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DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Fiction films
Interpersonal relations -- Drama
Love -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Romance -- Feature
Romantic comedy films
Self-acceptance -- Drama
Tabloid newspapers -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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title_fullPenelope [DVD] / Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films ; Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Productions ; produced by Jennifer Simpson, Scott Steindorff, Reese Witherspoon ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky
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Aristocracia
Aristocracy (Social class)
Bachelors
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Feature films
Interpersonal relations
Love
Man-woman relationships
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Tabloid newspapers
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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