The Remains of the Day (1993)
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This is the movie where Hugh Grant gives most of his facial expressions. That says it a lot.
Hopkins is very convincing as an uptight butler, there were a lot of times I wanted to shake him out of it, especially when it came to the matters of the heart. As far as Ms Thompson goes - I'd give her an Oscar for most of the things she does, she is just so great.
Better the second time u watch it.
A master class movie almost in all aspects.Excellent photography, casting and directing. Acting is from another planet.
The theme is such a boring one, how could one possibly turn this theme into a masterpiece? By putting human elements on the front!
All throughout the movie, there is a cut wound never heals though never spills blood. The deep hidden pain goes on and on.
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This movie ranks #64 in BFI 100
This movie ranks #392 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #392 in Doubling the Canon
This movie ranks #718 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
This movie ranks #767 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
This movie ranks #935 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films