Saving Grace

Synopsis: A widow discovers after her husband's suicide that he has mortgaged everything they own and the banks are ready to foreclose. Faced with impending doom and little working knowledge except her ability to grow plants, she struggles to save her home. Enter her gardener, who is struggling to make a few marijuana plants grow in a hidden location and suggests that she use her green house to help grow the plants and sell them to make the money both need. He is wanting to get married, but needs capital. What he doesn't know is that his girl friend is pregnant and thus fears that they will be busted for growing marijuana. While supposedly working, the whole village is well aware of the endeavor and is hoping for their success. When the plants come in, Grace takes the crop to London and tries to sell it to a ruthless, but charming drug dealer. Everything busts loose from there.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Nigel Cole
Production: Fine Line Features
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min


gentile Alouette,


je te plumerai

Je te plumerai le chien

...woof, woof!

Working out, work, work

Work cochon. work work!

Oh hh!

Alouette, gentile Alouette

Alouette, je te plumerai

All things bright

and beautiful

All creatures

great and small

All things

wise and wonderful

the Lord God made them all

Grant us. Lord.

the wisdom and the grace

to use aright the time

that is left to us

here on earth.

Lead us to repent

of our sins.

the evil we have done,

and the good we have not done,

and strengthen us to follow

the steps of your son

in the way that leads

to the fullness of eternal life

through Jesus Christ

our Lord.



Still owes me

for a lobster.

It's like

that David Bowie film.

The Man Who Fell to Earth.

No, it's not.

Trevethan jumped out of a plane

without a parachute.

In the film. David Bowie

was an alien.

Is an alien.

Oh, don't start

with that bollocks.

There are many people

in showbiz

who are from off world.

Have you ever looked

into David Bowie's eyes?


by that same token,

you could say that Charlie

was an alien.


Charlie, more wine?

Thanks, Grace.

House looks lovely.

Oh, thank you.


Yes, thank you.

Thank you, Grace, yes.

Thank you, Grace.


There's sausage rolls

in the kitchen.

Thank you.

Wash your hands.


Grace, who you

looking for?

Um oh, Matthew,

there you are.

Would you check

the humidifier in the greenhouse?

I completely forgot.

It's done. I did it yesterday

when you asked me.

Don't know what

I'd do without him.

What kind of injuries

would someone have

if they fell

from that height?

Very bad ones.

Why did he do it?

We don't really know.

Perhaps he thought he was

going to the bathroom,

and he picked

the wrong door?

Yes, very likely.

Would you excuse me?

I'm gonna get you!

No, you're not.


have you got any?


There's none about.


All right, come on.

Thank you.

She's not here,


Who's not here?

She left just after

the service.

Did you talk to her?


Do you think

she'll leave?

She loves it here.

Diana seems to think it was

some sort of accident,

that he was just looking

for the lavatory.

I imagine he went

on the way down.

This the last of it?


It's gonna be a long.

cold winter.

All right,


Ah, hello,

Dr. Bamford.

Hi, Matthew.

I wonder if you could

do me a favor, Doctor?

My ear needs to be

looked at again.

It's still...

still giving a chirp.

Is it all right I p

into the surgery tomorrow?


Well, I'd better

be off.

There's reports of salmon

poachers out on the estuary.

You all right?

You have no idea.

My mum wanted to get one

of those dishwashers.

My dad said, No,

she's already got one.


If there's anything I can do,

Grace around the house.

Yes, well, everyone's

been very kind, but...

but really... I'm fine.

Here, look, I'll do that

No, it's


I'm fine.

Right O

Good morning,



Hello, Joyce.

Good morning, Grace.

Good morning. Tom.

Hello, Grace.

Hello, ladies.

Morning, Grace.

I'd like a packet

of paracetamol,

and I'd like to settle

my account.

Oh, no.

We've... lost our accounts.

Why don't you pay us

next month?

Lost the accounts?

It's very mysterious.

Well. I'll just take

the paracetamol.

Here's some.

How much is that?

Oh, five pence.

Special offer.

Thank you.


Thank you.

Bye bye now.

Bye bye.

I can extend

the overdraft a bit.

And maybe you can

find out if there's

a life insurance policy?


I don't understand.

This must be a mistake.

Your late husband

used the house

as an asset

to raise capital.

As you have no children,

you'll inherit the estate,

but you'll also inherit

the mortgage.

Well, that's fine.

The house is 300 years old.

The mortgage must be

paid off by now.

You don't


He used the house

as collateral

for loans to finance

business deals,

none of which

actually took off.

Well, what about

the money he left me?

There isn't any.

And... then there are

the mortgage payments.

How much are they?

L2.000 a month.

I'll be up

your flue in a minute or two,

'cause I know where

to find it.

Hey, how are

you doing?


I've got some bad news.

I'm afraid.

I know.

Have you tried plant food?

Tried everything.

They're dying on purpose.

I even talk to them.

What do you say?

Would you mind not dying?

You really are

a crap gardener, Matthew.

What do I know about plants?

I'm from Glasgow.

I hate this.

I really hate this.

Well. somebody

else do it.

We're sea pele.

He's not.

He's a doctor.

I don't have

a fabulous track record

when it comes

to keeping things alive.

It's like the signs.

What signs?


Final conflict.

A man falls from the sky,

You lose your job,

and all the plants are dying.

I meant to do that.

Do you have

a stock portfollo, perhaps?

What's that?

I don't know.

I just thought

you might have one.

Well. No, there's

nothing like that.

It's just bills

and letters of credit.

I don't understand this.

There are accounts here

for companies I've never

even heard of.

We've got a Swiss

bank account.

There's nothing in it,

but we do have one.


I'm sure

there's something...

tucked away... somewhere.

Yeah. well. that's

what I thought, Gerald.

but, no.

There's not.

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Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor. He was the host of both the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game (2014–2017), for which he has won two Daytime Emmy Awards, and of Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (2016) on History. He was also the host of the CBS late-night talk show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2014). In 2017 he released a web show with his wife Megan, titled Couple Thinkers. It ran for six episodes from October 9, 2017. It is available on YouTube. After starting his career in Britain with music, comedy and theatre, Ferguson moved to the United States where he appeared in the role of Nigel Wick on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show (1996–2004). He has written and starred in three films, directing one of them, and has appeared in several others, including several voice-over roles for animations. Ferguson has also written two books: Between the Bridge and the River, a novel, and American on Purpose, a memoir. He was naturalised as a United States citizen in 2008. more…

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