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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel #Movie

Seven elderly Britons, for a variety of reasons, respond to an online ad and travel to Jaipur, India, where they find run-down hotel with a young, exuberant, and optimistic host. Evelyn, newly widowed, wants low-cost experience, Graham seeks a long-ago love, Douglas and Jean have lost their pension in a family investment, Muriel needs cheap hip surgery, Madge seeks a rich husband, and Norman is chasing women. India affects each in different ways, enchanting Douglas and Evelyn while driving Jean deeper into bitterness. Their host, young Sonny, has dreams but little cash or skill; he also has a girlfriend whom his mother dismisses. Stories cross and discoveries await each one.



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124 minutes

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REVIEW:
Delightful!
Though I almost shed a tear a time or two, this story was filled with Indian culture, friendship and love.
I was also pleasantly surprised seeing so many faces that I know from Downton Abbey. Still, while watching this movie, you get so immersed in the lives of these people that you forget them from the other show. Dame Judi Dench was my favorite. She was also the narrator of the story. A perfect fit for that she was.
I now look forward to watching the second movie. I hope it picks up where this one left off.

4/5


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  1. This was a good one in so many ways! I saw no. 2 on Netflix and marked it to watch!

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  2. I still haven't seen this movie yet! A couple people at work keep recommending it too!

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