Calendar girls

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Nigel Cole directs the feel-good comedy Calendar Girls, based on the true story of a group of working-class British housewives who became overnight celebrities by posing for a nude calendar in order to raise more than $500,000 pounds for a new leukemia unit. The film follows the adventures of best friends Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) and Annie Clarke (Julie Walters), both members of the charitable Rylstone Women's Institute in North Yorkshire. After Annie's husband John (John Alderton) succumbs to leukemia, the friends are motivated to take some action. They convince the group to craft a tastefully nude calendar featuring the usual ladies' activities of gardening and baking, as photographed by the young amateur Lawrence (Philip Glenister). Despite the disapproval of the Institute's leader Marie (Geraldine James), the calendar quickly becomes a best-seller and leads the group to Hollywood. Ciaran Hinds appears as Chris' husband Rod Harper. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi
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auth_author2Alderton, John, 1940-
Barton, Nick.
Bassett, Linda.
Brisdon, Stuart.
Childs, Martin, 1954-
Cole, Nigel.
Crosbie, Annette, 1934-
Doyle, Patrick, 1953-
Firth, Tim.
Hinds, Ciarán, 1953-
Imrie, Celia, 1952-
Mackie, Suzanne.
Mirren, Helen.
Parker, Michael.
Rowe, Ashley, 1959-
Stammers, Richard.
Tempest, Frances.
Towhidi, Juliette.
Walters, Julie, 1950-
author2-roleAlderton, John,1940-
Barton, Nick.
Bassett, Linda.
Brisdon, Stuart.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Childs, Martin,1954-
Cole, Nigel.
Crosbie, Annette,1934-
Doyle, Patrick,1953-
Firth, Tim.
Harbour Pictures.
Hinds, Ciarán,1953-
Imrie, Celia,1952-
Mackie, Suzanne.
Mirren, Helen.
Parker, Michael.
Rowe, Ashley,1959-
Stammers, Richard.
Tempest, Frances.
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Touchstone Pictures.
Towhidi, Juliette.
Walters, Julie,1950-
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display_descriptionWhen Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events.
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subject_facetCalendars -- Drama
Comedy films
Female friendship -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Women -- Press coverage -- Drama
title_displayCalendar girls
title_fullCalendar girls [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures presents a Harbour Pictures production ; produced by Nick Barton & Suzanne Mackie ; written by Tim Firth and Juliette Towhidi ; directed by Nigel Cole
title_shortCalendar girls
Female friendship
Press coverage