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Date TimeSeptember 06, 2019
VoiceThe true story of the women who gained unlikely fame in 2011 has been turned into a pleasant, if patchy, film from the director of The Full Monty
Military Wives review – Kristin Scott Thomas helps feelgood Britcom sing
There’s a slick, comforting charm underpinning scrappy comedy drama Military Wives, a film that squeezes a well-known true story into the crowd-pleasing packaging of a feelgood Britcom. It’s no real surprise when one takes a glance at the credits since director Peter Cattaneo’s 1997 hit The Full Monty virtually provided the blueprint, and while he’s had difficulty repeating its success ever since, he might have a decent-sized hit on his hands here.
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