The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
22 March 2012
This movie is from our archive and is not currently screening.
Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Peter O’Toole, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel.
Directed by John Madden.
Classification: PG (Mild themes, sexual references and coarse language), 123 mins.
Official Site: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thebestexoticmarigoldhotel/
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel tells the story of a group of misfit British pensioners who are enticed to retire to a fabulous hotel in Jaipur, India, where they are promised to live a life of luxury for a bargain price. Upon their arrival, they are dismayed to find that restoration of the once elegant Marigold Hotel has stalled. There is water…sometimes. And electricity…sometimes. The hotel’s eager manager, a young Indian entrepreneur, is quick to tell them that his ambitious renovation is going to turn the place around. Surprisingly, the retirees find themselves settling into this strange new world and creating bonds with each other. What their new life lacks in luxury they come to find is plentiful in adventure, stunning beauty, peace and love.
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