Mrs Dalloway

Synopsis: London, summer 1923. Clarissa, MP Richard Dalloway's wife, sets out on a beautiful morning; she's shopping for flowers for her party that evening. At the same time Septimus Warren Smith, a young man who survived the battlefields of Europe, is suffering from a nightmarish delayed-onset form of shell-shock. Clarissa's nearly-grown daughter is distant, and preoccupied. In the course of one day, Peter, Clarissa's passionate old suitor, returns from India and is invited to her party; Septimus commits suicide; Clarissa relives a day in her youth (and her reasons for her choice of a life with the reliable Richard Dalloway).
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Marleen Gorris
Production: BMG
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

Yes, this is a wonderful garden. |Beautiful.

You should see the Milan gardens! |

What a strange person. | She's a foreigner.

Make it now ... Make it now ...

But there is a God! | No one kills from hatred!


For God sake! Don't come!

T. .. O. ..

F. .. F. ..

E. .. And!

It says "toffee"! | I know it's "toffee".

Look, Lucy.

It sayed "Kreemo toffee".

There was a phone message, ma'am. Mr. Dalloway |sayed to tell you he would not be home for lunch.

He would be lunching at lady Bruton's.

He did!

Lady Bruton. Well...

Clarissa, my darling. Parliament | sits so late ...

and the doctor said | you must get your rest.

You must sleep undisturbed.

Fear no more the heat of the sun ...

nor the furious winter's rages.

It's all over for me.

The sheets stretched and | the bed narrow.

What we need to do is abolish | private property ...

because that really is what|causes all the problems.

Let's write | a letter to the Times about it.

Then, we should found | a society ...

to abolish private property |and do away with it forever and ever.

This house as well?

You always |look so virginal, Clarissa!

I am virginal.

Are you in love with Peter?

Oh, love...

I don't know.

But you love me?

Damn and blust! I left my sponge | in the bathroom.

Tell me to go and get it, like this!

You wouldn't! |I would!

Is it all over for me?

I've come up to the tower and left them all | blackberrying in the sun.

Don't run, Clarissa! | Young ladies don't run.

Leipzig is good, but I think| Heidelberg is beautiful...

especially this time of year. | The "Philosopher's Walk".

It reminds me very much of here, | with the gardens.

You are most fortunate the way |your gardens are done.

And you have many trees. The colors and|the way it's all been orchestrated.

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Eileen Atkins

Dame Eileen June Atkins, (born 16 June 1934) is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. She has worked in the theatre, film, and television consistently since 1953. In 2008, she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Cranford. She is also a three-time Olivier Award winner, winning Best Supporting Performance in 1988 (for Multiple roles) and Best Actress for The Unexpected Man (1999) and Honour (2004). She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1990 and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2001. Atkins joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1957 and made her Broadway debut in the 1966 production of The Killing of Sister George, for which she received the first of four Tony Award nominations for Best Actress in a Play in 1967. She received subsequent nominations for, Vivat! Vivat Regina! (1972), Indiscretions (1995) and The Retreat from Moscow (2004). Other stage credits include The Tempest (Old Vic 1962), Exit the King (Edinburgh Festival and Royal Court 1963), The Promise (New York 1967), The Night of the Tribades (New York 1977), Medea (Young Vic 1985), A Delicate Balance (Haymarket, West End 1997) and Doubt (New York 2006). Atkins co-created the television dramas Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–75) and The House of Elliot (1991–93) with Jean Marsh. She also wrote the screenplay for the 1997 film Mrs Dalloway. Her film appearances include Equus (1977), The Dresser (1983), Let Him Have It (1991), Wolf (1994), Jack and Sarah (1995), Gosford Park (2001), Evening (2005), Last Chance Harvey (2008), Robin Hood (2010) and Magic in the Moonlight (2014). more…

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