Madden came to world wide acclaim with films like SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, PROOF, and THE DEBT. With this film, he treats the issue senior citizens in their twilight years as real people; they have real feelings. Some are scared when they arrive to their new home, but being in India gives them the idea of living life to its fullest. He treats the issue with respect and poses the idea that life isn't over when you grow old.
The entire cast was fabulous in the film. But then again, with an ensemble cast like this, how could you go wrong? Now I could go into detail about these fine actors and actresses, but it would take way too long to tell you all just how fantastic they all are! So let me tell you this: Amazing actors, amazing actresses, amazing location, and amazing director makes this an amazing film!
THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is a marvelous film that transcends age, race, upbringing, and background. It reminds us that growing old doesn't mean it's the end of your life, rather it's just the beginning. 4 out of 5 stars!
THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is currently playing in theaters nationwide, including at the Camera Cinemas here in the Bay Area. To view showtimes, visit their website at http://www.cameracinemas.com.
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